2013 Bows of the Month
– Willem Durand
“I recently bought a kit to build a Hybrid 62 “ longbow from you. I finished it last week and attached a photo of the bow for you. It is my first try at building bows and I am very excited at the result.
Thank you, your kits are exceptional and easy to follow the instructions. I was a compound bow fanatic and are now converted.”
– Stuart Wearne
“This bow is a 62″ recurve with a draw weight of 63# @ 28″. The riser is
made of Tasmanian Blackwood and American White Oak. The limbs are Tasmanian
Blackwood with clear fibreglass with a Selway bow quiver attached. The bow
shoots extremely well with a smooth draw and release which is a testament to
– David Jaskolski
“Thanks for continuing to supply the best bow making materials availble. Here is the latest longow that I have made using Green Actionwood and Green Dymondwood for the riser, Brown glass, and even one of your calf hair rests.”
– Will Young
“Just wanted to send some pics of my first bow attempt and say a big thanks to all the folks that helped me make it happen. You have a great product and a great team. Thanks for being patient with all my questions and taking the time to make sure I had a good experience with my first foray into bow making.”
– Jeffrey Collins
“a picture of my most recent bow build, it is simply astonishing how well it turned out! This will not be my last home made bow by a long shot. I made it for my brothers birthday present. It is a reflex/deflex longbow made out of bubinga with purple heart, red, and black accent strips.”
– Fernando Gonçalves
” I’m Bingham costumer and brazilian bowyer. I’m sending some pics from my bow to participate of bows of the month .”
The Bow is a Short Longbow.
Speed Chronografed: 217 fps – 450 Grains aluminum Ultralight Easton arrow.
Clear Glass: Gordon Composites by Bingham
Adhesive: Smooth on EA-40 from Bingham
– Limb: Ipê-Roxo special type from my city Campo Grande.
– Riser: Gonçalo Alves, Carandá (palm), Moreira (yellow) and Peroba Rosa in details
– Riser over lay: Vinhático over Carandá
– Matt Moline
” This bow is 62″ 50lbs @28″ take down bow. The woods used are African Padauk and Hard Rock Maple. Black and white phenolic accent strips were used in the riser, limbs and tip overlays.”
– Tim Gorton
” Wanted to say thanks for helping me with the limb twist! The bow turned out great. Appreciate your business.”
– John collins
” My first bow build. With a little help from my
brother Jeffrey. Takedown recurve made from zebra wood, wenge, red, and
black accent strips. 45lbs. At 28″.”
– Dylan Bessette
” I’m the owner of a growing traditional bow company, Vermont Longbow. A couple years ago I tried out Bingham Projects for the first time and I’ve been buying more and more from Elmont ever since. Thank you for supplying me with great woods that make great bows!
The six bows in the picture are two versions of a 60″ RD longbow of my own design.
From left to right: (1)purpleheart riser/ash limbs 30#@28″ (2)walnut riser/red elm limbs 35#@28″ (3)Carbon fiber reinforced 50,000 year old Ancient Kauri riser/bamboo, carbon fiber and Ancient Kauri limbs 45#@28″ (4)purpleheart riser/red elm/zebrawood limbs 30#@28″ (5)ebonized rock maple riser/carbon fiber renforced bamboo core limbs 5#@28″ (6)walnut riser/carbon fiber reinforced ash limbs ~ 45#@28″
” I have been building bows for five years now and getting my products and
using the Bingham 62″ R/D longbow hybrid form. “
” I made this with your help and used green construction paper (micarta) and curled maple to make the riser. “