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    Renaissance Sporting crossbow

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    Renaissance Sporting crossbow

    Post by tony a on Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:44 am




    This is my rendition of a renaissance crossbow. See photos and how the parts were made and material used.

    A. American black walnut, used one of my rifle stock blanks.
    B. 3/16'' micarta for the top surface, butt end, and trigger plate.
    C. 1/2'' rosewood for bow retainer and rear butt end.
    D. 3/16''1018 steel for the bow irons.
    E. 3/4'' rd. bar 1018 steel for the three nuts.
    F. 3/8'' sq.bar, 3/4'' rd.bar 1018 steel and a lamp part for the trigger unit.
    G. 70 lb. alum bow from New World Arbalest, used alum black to color the bow.
    H. Delrin for the nut.
    I. Ebony for the nut cradle. Note made two cradles one from Chakte Viga hardness 2750, and Ebony hardness 3220.
    J. Brass applique rosette and leaf for decorations.
    K. 1/8''x 1/2'' and 1/4'' sq. 1018 steel for the trigger safety.
    L. 5/16'' set screw and nut retainer pressed into the rosewood to apply pressure to the bow.


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    Re: Renaissance Sporting crossbow

    Post by Onager Lovac on Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:03 pm

    Sh*t ma , that beautiful!!!  first place
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    Re: Renaissance Sporting crossbow

    Post by Anatine Duo on Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:35 am

    nice work, nice finishes, neat modular nut/cradle!

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    Re: Renaissance Sporting crossbow

    Post by c sitas on Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:46 pm

    The photo work is totally fantastic. Superb work in all.
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    Re: Renaissance Sporting crossbow

    Post by Dennis Greenaway on Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:20 pm

    Very good work, what is the poundage of the prod?

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    Re: Renaissance Sporting crossbow

    Post by tony a on Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:10 am

    The prod is 70 lbs. made from alum, I also have the doubled ends heavy bow string made by Dave Watson. I will not be using the crossbow it will be hanging in my office, as I have admired the design of the crossbow. and always wanted to make one.

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