Difficulty Rating: Level 2
The Primitive bowyer course is our PREMIER archery course and this course will teach you how to build a bow for long term survival skills. Primitive bow building is a must have skill for all survival because it is by far the most effective weapon you can make for taking large and small game. There is no more effective primitive method to take small game than with a well built longbow.
THE MOST IMPORTANT PRIMITIVE SKILL YOU CAN HAVE FOR HUNTING!
Having these skills means that anywhere you find yourself in the world, you will be able to build a functional bow capable of taking any sized game. These bows are functional survival tools that are capable of taking down the largest game in North America, guaranteed! The primitive bowyer course will teach the beginner student how to create a longbow from scratch with primitive materials and limited tools. You will literally transform a tree into a beautiful and functional tool that will give you a lifetime of enjoyment!
FROM A TREE TO A FUNCTIONAL KILLING TOOL IN 3 DAYS!
The Primitive Bowyer course will take place over 3 days and from the first morning you will begin roughing out your stave and getting it to its rough dimensions. The second day you will begin tillering and on the final day you will finish out the longbow. We will also cover how to make arrows, sealing, string construction and much more! All the basic skills of survival archery will be covered in this class and you will be able to walk away with a complete archery kit that you made yourself. If properly cared for and constructed you may get a lifetime’s use out of your primitive bow.
THESE BOWS WILL KILL ANYTHING YOU’LL ENCOUNTER!
What to Bring
Minimum Survival Tools Required:
- Small Backpack
- Poncho or Rain Gear
- Outdoor Clothing
- Fixed blade knife & folding saw
- Overnight Camping Gear
- Farriers Rasp and Chainsaw File
- Draw Knife (optional)
More Information about the specifics of the course are available on the class page. This is a checkout page. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call, number is listed below. We can’t wait to train with you!