Explore Recurve Bow Hunting, Recurve Bows, and more!

huntingformore:  New arrows check! Just need a string and then Im of to the woods!

Recurve bow (reference and terminology) Very cool! :) Good to know if I ever have a story with an archer. writing-is-my-passion

Wood Katana Tut.-Sageo Knot by ~piratecaptain on deviantART

-Sageo Knot by ~piratecaptain on deviantART I like this idea for the triple trees, maybe. Or, maybe I've watched too many old samurai movies.

Left to right - Traditional English Longbow; Flat Bow; Recurve Bow; Mongolian Bow; Compound Bow.

Left to right - Traditional English Longbow, Flat Bow, Recurve, Mongolian Bow, Compound Bow. I learned on a traditional English Long Bow when I was just a kid.

Physics of archery - archer's paradox  Useful in explaining "spine" to students

With Mile Square archery expansion, learn how to shoot an arrow

Physics of archery - archer's paradox Useful in explaining "spine" to students. Note that this is for a right-hand archer. A left-hand archer would be reversed.

Model, Texture, and Render the Legendary Katana in Maya: Part 1

Katana - While Aikido uses bokkens which simulate a katana, Aikido's sister bushido Iaido does use katanas. I found this diagram useful in learning the parts of a katana / bokken.

purple hunting arrow | Deep Purple archery arrows, 40-45lb, dozen traditional wood archery ...

Deep Purple archery arrows, draw - not exactly traditional, but who cares, PURPLE. I'd always know which arrows at the range were mine at least.

Whip Sword.... NOooo... It is a Navija, or more accurately a modern interpretation of the early 1400s "Gypsy Ratchet Sword" they were worn as a necklace when not in use then a button wratchet in the handle pulled the chain tight so they could be used as a solid sword. Same mechanisms found in retractable penns today only larger and stronger spring.

I found 'Ivy's Retractable Whip Sword' on Wish, check it out! Don't know who ivy is