Scythian horsebow

Product code: FDSZ

A very nice, charming bow that has been produced in the workshop for many years. Especially popular among the ladies and young people. It is sold usually as a gift. Materials: wood, fibre glass, bandage thread, epoxy, genuine leather.

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  • Length strung 54"
  • String length 52,75" / 1,4"
  • Draw weight (lbs) up to 60 lbs
  • Draw length up to 30"
  • Bracing height 7"
  • Bow length 59"
  • Average weight 500 g

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Yew: Taxus baccata L. It is an evergreen, dioecious tree or branchy shrub. Protected. It grows very slowly, the radius of its trunk grows 1 inch every 65 years,which is why the annual rings are so dense. (about 0,5 mm) All the parts of this tree are toxic, except the aril. Its crop is a red berry.

Zebrano: exotic wood, whose main habitat is West Africa. It grows up to 30-40 m, but the diameter never exceeds 1 m. The sapwood is light and can be even 10 cm wide. The newly cut tree smells unpleasant. It is difficult to dry, it is prone to rupture. Its characteristics are the regular stripes in texture.

Ash: There are more than 30 species, in Hungary we can find 3. Its leaf is forked. It bursts into dark purple bloom in early spring. 20-40 m high tree, its bark is light. In the legend of the Norsepeoples the man came from the ash while the woman from the alder.

Mahogany: It is native in Middle and South America. The most important species in its family is the Switenia macrophylla, which is evergreen. It grows higher than 40 m and thicker than 3 m. It is easy to dry and work with. The sapwood is yellowish-whitish, the core shows the typical deep brown-reddish color. The structure of the wood is scattered full of holes.

Black poplar: It is also called black poplar with warts. When it is quite rainy or the area is wet it grows a lot of branches that will be grown around by the tree. The warts are branches in the tree tribe. When they slice the wood it shows a nice pattern. Black poplar doesn’t crack easily, it is a half-hard wood. Popular material in furniture building. 

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