Draw weight 104 lbs @ 30"
Bow dimensions as follows:-
Centre section - 36mm wide x 33mm deep, 79.5 " nock to nock
Cow horn side nocks - 1/2" diameter at the base, 1 1/2" internal cone
Specific gravity of the wood 0.75
Finished with linseed oil, rosin and bees wax
Tiller to full compass
British henp 60 strand 3-ply string, bees wax, 4mm diameter
In the ‘Calendar of Patent Roles’ of 1396 – 1399, the Welsh marcher castle armoury of Chirk listed missile weapons of “divers bows of yew, holly, part of 2 catapults, arrows and cross-bows of no value” This document puts holly, yew and wych elm as bow woods categorically used in Wales in the middle ages.
Roughed out stave
the same profile
with little set
antler side nocks