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Update: "Archery Tackle, How to Make and How to Use It." By Adolph Shane, E.E., 1936.
Chapter IV: How to make a bow. Selection of the bow stave, tools and materials.
Making a man's bow: laying out the back, shaping the sides, tapering the belly, checking the center line, shaping the belly, making the self-nocks. Final steps in making the bow: using the tiller, weighing the bow, making the horn tips, making the handle grip and the finish coat.