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!
62 Inch Replacement Bowstring
GI-004
Nothing is worse than going out to shoot and having your string break, only to discover that you forgot to bring another one with you. The 62 Inch Replacement Bowstring makes an excellent backup to have on hand.
Price: $11.00
72 Inch Felt Bowsock
GI-006
Especially when in transit, wooden bows can easily accumulate various dings and scratches that mar their appearance. The 72 Inch Felt Bowsock offers a great solution for protecting your bow when heading out to shoot.
Price: $14.00
72 Inch Flattened Bamboo Backing Strip
GI-011
Bamboo possesses incredibly strong tension and a striking look, making it a great choice for backing your bow. The 72 Inch Flattened Bamboo Backing Strip is an ideal option for backing bows with a grain that is less than perfect.
Price: $35.00
72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit
GI-009
When you want to create a functional longbow that you can customize to your preferences, the 72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit makes a great place to start. The bow making kit includes a shaped stave, backing strip, and bowstring.
Price: $91.00
72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit with Riser and Tips
GI-010
When you want to create a fully functional longbow that you can customize to your preferences, the 72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit with Riser and Tips makes an excellent place to start your medieval bow building project.
Price: $101.00
72 Inch Hickory Bow Kit
GI-007
When you want to create a fully functional longbow that you can customize to your preferences, the 72 Inch Hickory Bow Kit makes a great place to start. This bow making kit includes a shaped stave, backing strip, and bowstring.
Price: $77.00
72 Inch Hickory Bow Kit with Osage Riser and Tips
GI-008
When you want to create a fully functional longbow that you can customize to your preferences, the 72 Inch Hickory Bow Kit with Osage Riser and Tips makes an excellent place to start your medieval bow building project.
Price: $87.00
72 Inch Replacement Bowstring
GI-005
Nothing is worse than going out to shoot and having your string break, only to discover that you forgot to bring another one with you. The 72 Inch Replacement Bowstring makes an excellent backup to have on hand.
Price: $11.00
Bamboo Arrow (3 Pack)
GI-019
When you want reliable arrows, you cannot do much better than the Bamboo Arrow (3 Pack). These traditional bamboo arrows fly well and are durable enough to use for target shooting, competitions, or hunting small game.
Price: $30.00
Elven Scout Bow
WB-312
Armies of Elf scouts armed with bows, though small in number, are a potent force in the city of the damned. Our Elf Scout bow is approximately 72 inches long. The bow is made from solid hickory and the handle is wrapped with a tan grip.
Price: $155.00
Green Elven Arrows
WB-319
Elves are notoriously good archers, as much because of their skill as their skill in bow-crafting and fletching. These Green Elven Arrows recreate the famed design of the woodland elf archers, in a functional, modern-day arrow!
Price: $145.00
Hickory Riser Block
GI-014
Hickory is relatively easy to work with and possesses good strength in tension, making it a great bow building material. The Hickory Riser Block serves as a great choice for crafting your own riser, customized to fit your hand.
Price: $7.00
Hickory Tip Overlays
GI-015
Hickory is relatively easy to work with and possesses good strength in tension, making it a great bow building material. The Hickory Tip Overlays serve as a great choice for reinforcing the nocks and adding your personal style.
Price: $5.00
Hungarian Style Horsebow
GI-018
When you want a truly impressive traditional bow, make sure to check out the Hungarian Style Horsebow. This Magyar horsebow hearkens back to the renowned warrior-archers of old with its stunning look and top-notch construction.
Price: $199.00
Ipe Riser Block
GI-016
Also known as Brazilian walnut, Ipe wood is very strong, dense, stiff, and resistant to decay, making it a desirable bow option. The Ipe Riser Block serves as a great choice for crafting your own riser, customized to fit your hand.
Price: $7.00
Ipe Tip Overlays
GI-017
Also known as Brazilian walnut, Ipe wood is strong, dense, stiff, and resistant to decay, making it a desirable bow wood. The Ipe Tip Overlays serve as a great choice for reinforcing the nocks and adding your personal style.
Price: $5.00
Katniss Everdeen's Arrows
WB-318
These arrows are modeled after the arrows used by the heroine of The Hunger Games books and motion picture. Katniss Everdeen s Arrows are handcrafted to feature a primitive look with an uncompromised effectiveness worthy of any huntress.
Price: $159.00
Katniss Everdeen's Bow
WB-317
The bow has been a classic weapon since time immemorial, and this bow is no different, having been used by a skilled hunter to provide for her family. Katniss Everdeen s Bow is inspired by the bow used by the heroine of The Hunger Games.
Price: $165.00
Linen Backed Medieval Longbow
WB-111
Our Linen Backed Medieval Longbow is finely crafted from red oak and then backed with linen for added strength. Our Linen Backed Medieval Longbow is made in an array of draw weights for your convenience.
Price: $130.00
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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