Traditional Archery

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Stackpole Books, Jan 13, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 272 pages
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• Now in full color, updated and revised throughout
• Information on choosing a bow, setting up the bow and arrows, selecting tackle, and ordering a custom bow
• Practical advice on storing and transporting bows and gear safely
• The history of the bow and arrow and stories of the fathers of traditional archery
• Includes a glossary of archery terms and advice for teaching beginning bowshooters
 

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Interesting.

User Review  - ritah1018 - Overstock.com

This is interesting reading in regards to the history of traditional archery. Some of the illustrations could be more explicit or detailed. I wish the terminology was better explained but overall its an interesting read. Read full review

Contents

1 Traditional Why
1
2 Beginnings
12
3 Fathers of Traditional Archery
23
4 Bows that Came Before
34
5 Bow Geometry
45
6 Draw Weight Sense
57
7 Bow Tests and Choosing Your Bow
66
8 The Custom Bow
76
14 The Amazing Feather
147
15 Assembling Your Own Arrows
160
16 Bowstrings
172
17 Quiet Please
183
18 Stalls Tabs Gloves and Arm Guards
194
19 Games and Practice
204
20 Stickbows for Kids
214
21 Bow and Arrow Maintenance
226

9 Bow Setup and Tuning
86
10 Archer Control
101
11 They Call It Instinctive
114
12 The Wood Arrow
125
13 The Broadhead
135
22 Transporting and Storing Bows and Gear
235
23 Bow Safety
246
Stickbow Myths
256
Glossary
259
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About the author (2011)

Sam Fadala is a freelance writer whose articles have been published in numerous magazines, including Traditional Bowhunter, Petersen's Bowhunting, and Bow & Arrow Magazine. He is also the author of 21 books on archery, muzzleloaders, and hunting, including the first edition of Traditional Archery (978-0-8117-2943-7). In 1997, he received the OWAA Gun Writer of the Year award and was inducted into the Black Powder Hall of Fame. He lives in Wyoming and Arizona.

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