What wood is used in making Cherokee bows?

Answer Cherokee bows are made from Osage orange wood. Today, these bows are used by Cherokee living in Oklahoma. The long bow made from this wood has a height of 6 feet. In the past, the bow was a favorit... Read More »

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Books About Making Hair Bows?

If you've ever seen a fancy hair bow and wondered how they were made, there are several books that will show you how to turn a ribbon into a fancy work of hair art. Whether your little one wants ha... Read More »

What wood is used to make bows?

Bows used in the United States can be made from osage orange, ash, yew, juniper, maple, locust, chokeberry, hickory, dagame, also called lemonwood, and lancewood. In some cases, bows are made of v... Read More »

What wood is used to make violin bows?

Pernambuco was the industry standard for all wood bows because of the high quality for sound and strength. Its use is in question as the number of Pernambuco trees is dwindling from deforestation.... Read More »

What wood did Indians make their bows from?

American Indians used a variety of different types of wood to make their bows. Depending on the trees the grew in a given region, Indians made bows using wood from ash, hickory, cedar, oak, juniper... Read More »