How to Aim a Longbow for Beginners?

Answer Compared to the dimensions of the recreational hunting bow, the longbow features elongated limbs. The limbs of the longbow help to increase the velocity of the arrow, leading to longer shots. While... Read More »

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How to Build a Longbow?

Simple but yet effective way to make a bow.

What is the range of a longbow?

According to John Keegan's "The Face of Battle," the maximum range of the longbow at the Battle of Agincourt was 300 yards, but the more practical maximum range was probably 250 yards. Henry V of E... Read More »

How to String a Longbow?

The longbow is both a military weapon and a hunting tool that has been in existence for centuries, and was the forebear of modern hunting bows. Created from a single piece of flexible wood, a longb... Read More »

What is the proper size for a longbow?

A traditional longbow is 75 inches in length and has approximately a 28-inch draw, with "draw" meaning the length that the bow is able to be drawn back when shooting. This is the length at which th... Read More »