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Early & Medieval Crossbows

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No new posts   Stirrups, how heavy? Design help needed 2stuckinthemud1950View latest post Tue Aug 18, 2020 2:24 pm
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   Look what the smith sent 

New tickler and stirrup

2stuckinthemud11045View latest post Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:35 pm
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   Crossbow accuracy  4topfmine1583View latest post Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:51 am
by Geezer
No new posts   snakeskin not birch bark on composite bows in medieval period 

question raised by new york met bow

15stuckinthemud12387View latest post Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:50 pm
by Cornerstone
No new posts   two axle mechanism makers/accurate plans? 

anyone know of a supplier?

0stuckinthemud1735View latest post Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:34 am
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   finally started my first composite bow 7stuckinthemud11663View latest post Fri May 29, 2020 12:40 am
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   Draw length ash lath 

Suggested draw length?

1stuckinthemud11116View latest post Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:47 am
by banuvatt
No new posts   Would like to buy or rent a Han Chinese Trigger 3Fangbows1318View latest post Thu Apr 23, 2020 2:37 am
by PierreC
No new posts   Making Chinese 240lb Han Crossbow 

240lbs @32"

6Fangbows2838View latest post Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:40 am
by banuvatt
No new posts   Goat’s foot lever drawings 1Crossbowman1028View latest post Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:18 am
by Geezer
No new posts   How to lash on a lath? 

Need advice on material type and size

19stuckinthemud11428View latest post Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:52 am
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   PVC pipe prod: Normal or loose laminate?  18Bs11101012530View latest post Tue Dec 10, 2019 3:37 pm
by banuvatt
No new posts   swiss national museum crossbow IN-46 0stuckinthemud11523View latest post Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:58 am
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   Linen or Hemp String 5Stonedog2465View latest post Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:35 am
by banuvatt
No new posts   17th century stonebow school project 17phuphuphnik5071View latest post Tue Nov 12, 2019 5:46 pm
by banuvatt
No new posts   swiss national museum crossbow LM-6010 

report on rare 15th century target lock-bow

4stuckinthemud15041View latest post Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:29 pm
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   Tickler Dimensions? 4fester1240View latest post Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:56 pm
by Geezer
No new posts   anyone know anything about this one - updated with new image 10stuckinthemud11749View latest post Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:16 am
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   Goats Foot Lever 5Rizzar7210View latest post Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:47 am
by Arcuballista
No new posts   Cranequin drawings 0Crossbowman817View latest post Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:46 am
by Crossbowman
No new posts   Drilling out the trigger grove? 4fester816View latest post Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:41 am
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   Faux ivory 3sydney1942763View latest post Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:36 pm
by kenh
No new posts   Fish skin cover on early hornbow 4stuckinthemud1926View latest post Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:14 am
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   what is nordic/swedish/northern style 2stuckinthemud11041View latest post Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:09 pm
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   crossbow 17136, Royal Armoury Collection, Sweden 

pictures and notes on the above crossbow

7stuckinthemud12120View latest post Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:26 pm
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   Goats foot leaver design  3tallpine1168View latest post Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:17 am
by Geezer
No new posts   mounting sideplates 3sydney1942964View latest post Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:01 pm
by Geezer
No new posts   Binding a prod in leather? 3fester1079View latest post Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:08 pm
by Wildtech
No new posts   help with patterns for my 'bow 11stuckinthemud11397View latest post Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:23 am
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   Steel crossbow prods 

leaf springs

2sydney19421903View latest post Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:09 am
by c sitas
No new posts   Yew Composite prod:help needed 

Looking for any andive I can get

1, 2, ... , 4, 5
110Edward donald6221View latest post Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:10 pm
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   Knottelarmbrüste or other wooden crossbows 16stuckinthemud14870View latest post Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:01 pm
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   can you ID this crossbow? 3stuckinthemud1996View latest post Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:04 pm
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   Safely un stringing / stringing powerful Medieval replica crossbow 1Tritonbob908View latest post Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:09 pm
by Geezer
No new posts   Seal lath bindings, what to use? 5stuckinthemud1757View latest post Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:54 am
No new posts   birch bark covering 

do I need to cover back and belly on a sinew and yew lath?

3stuckinthemud1780View latest post Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:27 am
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   best way of spanning a 200+lb bow 15stuckinthemud11843View latest post Fri May 31, 2019 3:31 am
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   making a reproduction of a 15th century cranequin 15jokum4408View latest post Fri May 03, 2019 3:51 am
by victortkz
No new posts   can you point me in the direction of a post on nut-making 15stuckinthemud11708View latest post Sun Apr 28, 2019 5:09 am
by kenh
No new posts   Steel prod on a crossbow 17Daniel Levesque2595View latest post Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:33 am
by c sitas
No new posts   man made material for reinforced socket 4Lisjak828View latest post Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:36 pm
by 8fingers
No new posts   Dimension help 2Archer46176780View latest post Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:15 am
by kenh
No new posts   how do I finish a mixed material tiller 0stuckinthemud1636View latest post Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:55 am
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   Side plates and axle pin? 1fester934View latest post Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:01 pm
by Geezer
No new posts   Making a stirrup 1fester936View latest post Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:17 pm
by Geezer
No new posts   8mm or 10mm for pivot 6stuckinthemud1939View latest post Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:33 pm
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   profile of medieval composite prods? 6fester1272View latest post Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:46 am
by Armbrustier
No new posts   please critique this tiller/stock dimensions 

worried that the thickness of the jaws of the tiller are marginal

4stuckinthemud11068View latest post Fri Dec 28, 2018 3:15 pm
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   Making a wooden prod 2Daniel Levesque1455View latest post Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:28 am
by stuckinthemud1
No new posts   'mastic' in medieval crossbow decoration - what is it? 9stuckinthemud11434View latest post Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:51 pm
by kenh
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