GI Bows

Bowmen of all experience levels, from expert bowmen to new youth archers, can find high quality archery equipment to meet their needs here in the GI Bows category at Dark Knight Armoury. GI Bows produces fantasy and medieval bows of unbeatable quality, crafted from fine materials like hickory. These traditional bows work great for activities like target practice, SCA events, archery competitions, and hunting. Certain events and hunting laws may require specific draw lengths and draw weights. If you are purchasing a bow solely for that purpose, be sure to check the requirements first. Our fantasy bows feature designs inspired by the Lord of the Rings and the Hunger Games, making them great for fans. The longbows, siegebows, and warbows come with great appearances, including customizable bows that can be finished according to your desires. Pick out a GI bow and some arrows, and get shooting!
Lord of the Rings Legolas Style Longbow
WB-106
Inspired by the bow used by Legolas in the Lord of the Rings movies, this bow is available in a variety of weights with a 28 inch draw. The bow is finely crafted from a single piece of Red Oak backed with linen and is solid black.
Price: $130.00
Lothlorien Arrows
WB-322
Anyone who has seen Lord of the Rings can tell you that elves are deadly archers. Now, you can maybe channel some of their peerless skill by tucking a dozen or so of these Lothlorien Arrows into your quiver when you go shooting.
Price: $160.00
Osage Orange Riser Block
GI-012
A native North American wood, Osage Orange is known for its resiliency, toughness, and striking coloration. The Osage Orange Riser Block makes a great choice for crafting your own riser, customized to fit your hand.
Price: $7.00
Osage Orange Tip Overlays
GI-013
A native North American wood, Osage Orange is known for its resiliency, toughness, and striking coloration. The Osage Orange Tip Overlays make a great choice for reinforcing the nocks and adding your personal style.
Price: $5.00
Premium Hickory Backing Strip
GI-002
Hickory makes an excellent choice for backing your bow due to its strong tension, straight grain, and resistance to breakage. The Premium Hickory Backing Strip is the ideal option for backing bows that have less than perfect grain.
Price: $21.00
Premium Hickory Bow Core Stave
GI-001
The first thing you need when you decide you want to build your own traditional wooden longbow is choose the right stave. The Premium Hickory Bow Core Stave is an ideal starting place for making your own medieval bow.
Price: $35.00
Premium Hickory English Longbow Backing Strip
GI-003
Hickory makes an excellent choice for backing your bow due to its strong tension, straight grain, and resistance to breakage. The Premium Hickory English Longbow Backing Strip is the ideal option for backing selfbows.
Price: $21.00
Prologue Bow
WB-308
The bow that was used by the elvish prologue armies. The designs on the front of the bow are hand painted in metallic gold and are located just above and below the handle. The handle area of the bow is black, and then fades to a dark brown.
Price: $155.00
Ranger Bow
WB-303
Our Ranger Bow is a very unique bow. The bow is painted black, and all the growth rings of the wood are a silver color, creating an effect not seen before. It has the 2 gold painted tree symbols on either side of the handle.
Price: $155.00
Replacement String for Katniss Bow
GI-020
Fans of the Hunger Games can take to the woods to practice their own archery skills just like heroine Katniss Everdeen. The Replacement String for Katniss Bow makes a great archery accessory to keep close when heading out to shoot.
Price: $9.00
Rustic Youth Longbow with Leather Wrapped Handle
WB-603
Just because an archer is young does not mean that they have to settle for a sub-par bow. This Rustic Youth Longbow with Leather Wrapped Handle offers a mix of detailing and functionality, making it one bow that any archer would enjoy.
Price: $95.00
Solid Hickory Medieval Siege Warbow
WB-604
Large is a good way to describe this Solid Hickory Medieval Siege Warbow. From the grip to the limbs, it offers an intimidating look, and it does not lack for function either - it can easily send an arrow hurtling down-range at-speed.
Price: $215.00
The Green Leaf Bow
WB-314
Our Green Leaf Bow is adorned in green leaves and vines. The bow is also painted green with the green fading at the tips. Made from a solid piece of hickory, this bow is a great target bow or costume bow, and still fully functional.
Price: $155.00
Trojan Longbow
GI-021
The Trojan Longbow is a reproduction of a historical bow that could have been used in Greek warfare like the Trojan War. This hickory sapwood bow comes with a Dacron bowstring and is available in a variety of draw weights.
Price: $160.00
You Finish Hickory Longbow
WB-UF72
If you want a project, than this You Finish Hickory Longbow may be the thing for you! This bow is for the archer who wants the satisfaction of having finished their bow themselves, as well as a template that is open to customization!
Price: $70.00
Youth Greenleaf Longbow
WB-601
Elves are known for their love of nature, and this Youth Greenleaf Longbow reflects that. It is adorned in leaves and vines, while also being painted green over its whole length. The color fades towards the tips, transitioning from leaf-green to bark-brown.
Price: $99.00
Youth Linen Backed English Longbow
WB-300
Archery is not solely for adults. Not anymore, at least. This Youth Linen Backed English Longbow echoes the overall look of our adult version, in a smaller size that is perfectly made for the young archer to own, shoot with, and enjoy!
Price: $85.00
Youth LOTR Legolas Style Bow
WB-301
A lot of people love Lord of the Rings, adults and kids alike, and for those youths who love Legolas and his archery, nothing beats this Youth LOTR Legolas Style Bow, which puts an authentic elf bow into a young archers eager hands.
Price: $85.00
Youth Prologue Bow
WB-600
Our Youth Prologue Bow is on a bow design that is worthy of any elf. The front of the bow is hand-painted with fine scrollwork in metallic gold, while the handle is black, which fades to a natural brown along the bow's length in a very cool transition.
Price: $99.00
Youth Ranger Bow
WB-602
The rangers were the last men of the west and were destined to wander the land until the Return of the King. They were traditionally armed with both blades and bows. This Youth Ranger Bow recreates one such weapon for any young archer to wield.
Price: $99.00

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