By John Borgeson
In Okinawa, Japan, there is an abundance of cane that is quite suitable for primitive arrow shafts. How do I know this? I live here in Okinawa, Japan, and I also make my own primitive archery equipment using what I can obtain from local natural areas as well as from the local economy. >> Read the Whole Article

Southern Community Bow Project
by Steve Parker
A pall of dust rises over the land, lending a blood-red hue to the setting sun. To the north, where blue clad men have taken up defensive positions, the faint sound of a fife and drum corps playing “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” wafts on the breeze, almost obscured by the clipped nasal Yankee accents of nervous men preparing for battle.
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In May of 2006, the Twin Oaks Bowhunters of Clarksville, Tenn., hosted their 9th Annual Tennessee Classic, and a classic event it was! This event is held on beautiful farmland property owned by Twin Oaks member, Mark Baggett, a.k.a. Pappy. The range is well manicured, the land is lush...
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Somewhere amongst my random studies concerning archery, I came across the phrase used here as the title. I can’t remember who wrote it or even where I found it, but perhaps a reader will know. Anyway, the phrase has rattled around in my head for some time now popping up for notice every now and then. I walked to my shop one morning with no clear purpose in mind and it popped up again.
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Feb/Mar 2018 Edition in this issue:

The Incendiary Arrow by Hugh Soar

Throwing the Hawk and Knife by Kevin J.Raybould

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