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Author Topic: A couple of arm guards I recently finished  (Read 314 times)

Offline Darren Haverstick

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A couple of arm guards I recently finished
« on: June 30, 2015, 07:55:55 AM »
A friend of mine commissioned this arm guard as a birthday present for a hunting buddy of his. It is made from ostrich leg skin and is backed with vegetable-tanned cowhide. The trim is deer and I carved the lace hooks from deer antler. Everything was sewn by hand using B-50 bowstring material.


This is one that I made for myself. My other arm guard wasn't worn out or anything but I get a hankering for something different every now and then. I made this one from Honduran caiman and it's backed with vegetable-tanned cowhide. The arrowhead is out of ring lizard. The trim is deer and lace hooks are deer antler. I sewed this one up with artificial sinew.


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Re: A couple of arm guards I recently finished
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2015, 08:55:25 AM »
Very nicely done!
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Re: A couple of arm guards I recently finished
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2015, 11:13:18 AM »
Very nice work,Dave!  :bow
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Re: A couple of arm guards I recently finished
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2015, 11:51:23 AM »
Nice craftsmanship!
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Re: A couple of arm guards I recently finished
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2015, 03:05:04 PM »
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