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bushcraft skills: how to make a bow (just a very basic one... yet effective!)

by bushcraftmyway • 1,077,704 views

making bows is a fine art, but one can make a crude bow in a very short time and with little effort. i used hazel, wich is imo the perfect wood for this kind of bow: soft enough to be easy to...

Istructions not clear I took an arrow to the knee
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hardest thing to do in this is to find a good piece of wood like that
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+nikola zivkovic Лепо ти је човек у кометару изнад рекао,  узми курац са канадске заставе.
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One question could I make this out of pine wood?
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+Hunter Mason no pine is not a good bow wood
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Instruction not clear, took an arrow in the knee
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Skyrim* fuk autocorrect
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the oncoming storm Shared on Google+ · 3 months ago
i like watching how other people make things and i have to say i enjoyed your video, both in content and delivery.  well done!
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Awsome video. I really like the flat ends, gonna have to try this one myself. Thanks for sharing mate.
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What kind of string did you use? And what household string do you recommend?
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I made rope out of grass and made a bow...... I tried my pubes first.. Didn't work :(
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jebat mu mater nije stavio kako se stavlja mreza jooj onaj string
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You are better than arrow .
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Thanks all the other videos that i've watched for this you have to have all these different thing witch would cost a lot but i can just get this stuff from a hardware shop
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+Nocron99 No one's gonna see if a little tree is missing :p
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Instructions not clear, got dick stuck in ceiling fan.
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I think I've read this comment before. Hmm, where was it. Ah yes, the other two hundred tutorial videos
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is it strong enough to kill someone?
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Anything can kill anything in the right circumstances. Even a ping pong ball can kill you if you have your mouth open and someone zings it into your throat.
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+Mike Polley if it can punch holes through bark with a blunt tip a sharpened tip made from flint, obsidian, or shale would definitely punch through flesh
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bushcraftmyway can i use ash wood, and when it drys will it get brittle and break.
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If anyone made it can u tell me if its good =)
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+Anonymous Animator OMG KYLEEEEEEEEEEE Wheres jack?
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whats the name of the wood again?
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Is there any type of wood I can use to replace that wood? I have evergreens oaks and willow trees.
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What if u are almost done carving the bow and u accidentally break it?
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+Clarenz Caballero u make another one and shoot urself with it
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i made bow like this much longer.
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Andrew Del Preore Shared on Google+ · 7 months ago
Be very, very quiet... I'm hunting possums...
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what material for the bowstring would you recommand ?
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the wood is of which tree?
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What knife were u using???
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Looked similar to the mora knife I have, reasonably priced (their cheapest) and very sharp out of the box xxx
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In 11 minutes of hindsight and after looking at more of this guy's video, I think in fact he makes his own knives! Still - my recommendation of the mora knife stands xxx
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Ohhh I love it !!!! Its perfect for what I need,very usefull 👍
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nicely done all the string questions bank line works or inner parra cord braided some any nylon string at full tension 
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nylon rope, nylon string is what gets put on guitars....
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What string do use, and what poundage approx is it?
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Instructions not clear, I shot myself with a 12 gauge in the foot.
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what string do you use TELL ME AND THE PEOPLE OF YOUTUBE!!!!!!!
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I wanna be Katniss..
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+Onesie panda gaming ​omg you are literally the mirror image of me then
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Where are you from? Italy?
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where did you get that wood?
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What kind of wood you use ? :D
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wow how good is it.....
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this is frm which tree plezz tell me
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all my sticks are bent can't be reshaped :(
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Fájl speaking Hungarian
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I like the end. You are fat, like me !!!!! :)))
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If you have straight wood how do you bend it so its not so straight ?
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What's with the yoga pose?
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I can see this being very nice for the amount of time used, I'd definitely recommend using full matured wood ad fire hardening to dry it or let the wood dry manually if you are patient, or find some good bow quality wood already dry at a hardware store (make sure there's no knots/breaks in the grain and such)
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I need to learn how to make one so I don't perish in any deadly situation. Thank you
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I use 550 paracord and only leave four strings it will get stretchy after while I made a bow like it made my own arrows and every thing shot a squirrel would of had dinner
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What kind of string did you use?
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Thank you for the video. Very informative. As for the trolls leaving negative comments and being foolish, they are the ones likely to perish first in a survival situation. Ironic, no? Cheers. 
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i am working in my bow :)
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in a survival situation i would make a bow like that. harder thing to do is to make a really viable arrow...
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What kind of tree is that tree?
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good vid going to make a bow just like it what string you use?
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Thank you it worked I think he is Cuban
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What kind of cord is that? It's paracord?
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I've always wanted a bow!
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I would really suggest against using green wood for bow making especially if you want it to last. Most of the time unless the drying of the wood is controlled and slow down the wood will crack within the first few days or it might warp an it would no longer be straight. For a one day thing it's all right but if you want to do it for real invest some time and use proper dry stave.
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if you were lost in the woods and making that bow would the bark be good tinder for an emergency fire?
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Far from perferct!?!?!? You put holes in that tree almost an inch deep!!!
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whats the best type of string to use 
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he couldn't past the 4th grade
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stop rubbing the stick like it is your girlfriend dude
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he's really fat make me laugh LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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yeah but he can lose weight you're stuck with all that ugly!
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I tried shooting my bow and took an arrow in the knee.
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+John Hunt already hit an arrow on my chin ...
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how powerful did the bow end up being?? # wise
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Good video, Thank you for showing that you can make a simple bow and arrow that is capable of killing a rabbit, squirrel, bird, or fish.
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that guy is stupid and he lives with his mom
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im guessing your his mum??????
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+Javi d C yeah and he can shoot you with a bow
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I dropped my arrow. And stabbed my foot
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I wish i had a foot joke but i don't but watch your step :3
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Thanks for the simplicity of the video, it has helped me a lot! I'd like to ask what kind of rope you used on the bow cause I'm not sure enough which I could use. Greetings from Europe :D
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