Bow Staves/laminate strips


Ash self Bow Stave
The stave comes squared off with the outer bark removed, seasoned ready to make your bow. Tough, strong elastic native wood perfect for longbows & flatbows.
Custom build your own - Double Laminate stave
Hickory, maple, Bamboo or English Ash as the backing wood, black walnut, lemon wood or Ipe as the belly wood. just pick the woods you want we'll Build your own custom laminate stave.
Hickory, Purple Heart & Lemon Wood Triple laminate
A classic lamination of Hickory, Purple Heart & Lemon Wood make up this very popular classic Triple laminate.
Custom build your Yew double laminate stave
Rock Maple, English Ash or Bamboo as the backing wood, Yew as the belly wood. A beautiful contrast with the cream Rock Maple set against the dense deeply coloured orange & red grain of the Yew.
Maple backing strips
Maple backing strips 80" long 2" wide and 1/4" deep perfect for backing your own project.
Hickory backing strips
Hickory backing strips, straight grained tough, elastic American Hickory perfect for backing your projects.
Ash Backing Strips
Ash backing strips, great native timber cut by us. Tough, strong elastic native wood perfect for longbows & flatbows.
American Cherry cores
American Cherry Timber is a warm red hardwood origination from North America. Characterised by its strong composition and straight, close grain, American Cherry offers moderate strength with shock resistant properties ideal for a core.
Black Walnut cores
Black walnut is highly prized for its dark-colored, straight grained, true heartwood. It is heavy, strong, shock resistant and yet can be easily split and worked. Black walnut is one of the most durable hardwoods in the US. The wood can be kiln dried and
Jatoba - Brazilian cherry cores
Jatoba is a wood species most commonly found in South America and the Caribbean listed by the International Union for the conservation of nature (IUCN) as a species of least concern. Sometimes known as Brazilian Cherry this tough, dense and durable wood
Ipe core
Ipe (spelled ipe and pronounced “ee-pay”), also called Brazilian walnut, is a beautiful exotic wood from South America. Its denser than Jatoba which is saying something! Unfortunately it is a tree that's under threat from over harvesting in the r
Black walnut Bellies
Black Walnut ideal for bellies to make your own laminate bows.
Rock Maple Bellies
Rock Maple, in excellent condition, selected and cut by ourselves for Bow making. Once made and treated with oil these will look superb in any laminate combination with the light speckled sort after grain of Maple gleamin
Ipe Bellies
Like all our other laminate wood the Ipe belly wood comes selected and cut for bow making with sealed end grain & thickness planed. The Indigenous peoples of the Amazon made hunting bows from the wood, which is
Rare Apple self bow stave (sold)
A rare opportunity to have a apple stave ideal for a flat bow, dense deeply coloured beautiful fruit wood makes a stunning self bow. (sold)
Rare Laburnum self bow stave (sold)
Only One available, a rare opportunity to buy a Laburnum self bow stave. (sold)


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