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    Did I Make a mistake?

    TDHorton
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    Post by TDHorton Fri Aug 20, 2010 6:16 pm

    I ordered a 2"X6"X36" piece of walnut for my first effort. Good decision/bad decision? Advice please. (A little late to be asking, but just hoping someone will say I didn't throw my money away!)

    Terry
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    Post by Todd the archer Fri Aug 20, 2010 7:17 pm

    No you didn't waste your money. Here's one I made for my Excalibur:

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    and another of a medieval style a work in progress:

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    Post by Geezer Sat Aug 21, 2010 6:53 am

    Did you make a mistake buying walnut for your crossbow stock. Not at all. Walnut is easy to work and makes a beautiful stock. I make crossbows from walnut every year with no problems. Geezer.

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