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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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 kind of wood is used to make archery bows?

There a number of woods used to make archery bows. They include ash, birch, black locust, black walnut, cedar, choke cherry, hickory, juniper, mulberry, oak, lemonwood, locust, red cedar, servicebe... Read More »

What wood is used in making boats?

Boat makers and finish restorers use marine plywood in their production. Some marine plywood types include Hydrotek, Aquatek and Joubert Okoume -- the highest quality of the exotic wood available o... Read More »