AND now that you have made your bow, may you enjoy with friendly companions this oldest of sports which, like love, is always young. And may the time never come when the bend of the bow and the thud of the arrow will cease to charm and send a thrill to the heart of the bowman.
In his efforts to present accurately the making and using of archery tackle, the writer has consulted, among others, the following books, which are recommended for those who want to know more about bows and arrows than it is possible to give in the foregoing brief pages.
Archery. Robert P. Elmer, M.D. Penn Publishing Co., Philadelphia. 1926.
Hunting with the Bow and Arrow. Saxton Pope. G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York. 1923.
Modern Archery. Arthur W. Lambert, Jr. A. S. Barnes & Co., New York. 1929.
Bows and Arrows. James Duff. The Macmillan Co., New York. 1927.
Constitution and By-laws of the National Archery Association of the United States.
Also the following sources were consulted in seeking information about woods used for bows:
Manual of Trees of North America. Charles Sprague Sargent. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. 1905.
Timbers of Tropical America. S. J. Record, and C. D. Mill, Yale University Press. 1924.