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Figure 9
Figure 9
"Self nocks" are where horn tips are dispensed with and nocks are cut into the body of the bow-stave itself.
  1. Belly view. Do not leave sharp edges at A which may cut bow-string.
  2. Side view. Never cut into back of bow at B, leave back flush.
  3. Side view, showing upper nock left longer, with hole drilled at C for small anchor cord to tie on bow-string and prevent its slipping down the stave.