So I'm finding my wandering mind has found focus on bow building again. I used to do a lot of self bows. We dabbled with laminated longbows for a while. I still have a 98# at 28 inch bow that's just to much to pull back anymore. Originally it wasn't ment to be so heavy but we messed up somewhere. In my early 20's I could shoot it effectively. I started back up by building my own recurve. I ordered parts and pieces from Bingham. Built the necessary tools and furnish a fairly decent bow. 62# at 28 that I will be toting around the woods this fall. My question is if anyone knows a good way to acquire the fiberglass for the limb cores and outside besides Bingham? Not that I have anything against them. But it would be fun to be able to make all my own laminations from scratch-ish. My daughter and son have both expressed a desire for me to build one for them. It would be neat to show them more of a complete process on how to do it. Also as I continue developing my own style of risers and limbs a cheaper source would allow more experimentation. .
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