DIY Bow Making

Bow making enthusiasts will be sure to enjoy the range of bow building supplies that we carry here. We provide an assortment of individual bow parts and bow kits that new and experienced bow makers can transform into their own customized archery bows. Crafted from fine materials like hickory, Osage orange, bamboo, and ipe, these bow supplies include pieces such as bow staves, bow backing strips, riser blocks, and tip overlay blocks. Many of our traditional bow kits come with the pieces ready to glue, shape, and tiller into the perfect design fit for your hand. We also offer replacement bowstrings that are great to keep on hand in case of a string breaking. Once you have invested your time and energy crafting your personalized bow, make sure to protect it with one of our felt bow socks, which work great for preventing scratches and dings. Check out the range of archery supplies and bow making kits that we carry, and you will be sure to be inspired for your next DIY project!
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72 Inch Felt Bowsock

Item # 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.
$14.00

72 Inch Flattened Bamboo Backing Strip

Item # 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.
$35.00

Hickory Riser Block

Item # 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.
$7.00

Hickory Tip Overlays

Item # 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.
$5.00

Ipe Riser Block

Item # 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.
$7.00

Ipe Tip Overlays

Item # 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.
$5.00

Osage Orange Riser Block

Item # 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.
$7.00

Osage Orange Tip Overlays

Item # 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.
$5.00

Premium Hickory Backing Strip

Item # 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.
$21.00

Replacement String for Katniss Bow

Item # 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.
$9.00