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Something speacial

Postby Kirkll » Sun Oct 06, 2013 8:53 am


This is a special long bow that i designed for a customer that wanted a 3 piece TD Flatliner , with the looks of a one piece.

I've incorporated the full overlay riser, with flush limb pockets option that I've done on my Sasquatch & Yeti risers in the past on this long bow.


Macassar Ebony, With Brazilian walnut accents and wedges. Triple carbon, w/ maple cores.

There is a story behind the bow that comes from my cutomer. Her name is Rouen Sterling, a decedent of Joan of Arc. It was her expressed wishes that we do something to reflect this linage with her new bow. So with a little research i found a copy of the original coat of arms.

Joan of Arc was given armorial bearings by Charles VII on June 2 , 1429, here is the original document.


So i hand carved an Ironwood shield, did a bit of artwork on it, and mounted it on the lower portion of the riser,


I just had to share this with you guys. I thought it came out pretty cool. :D ..Kirk

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Re: Something speacial

Postby Yohon » Sun Oct 06, 2013 8:56 am

"I just had to share this with you guys. I thought it came out pretty cool. :D ..Kirk"

It sure did Kirk!!!!
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Re: Something speacial

Postby arrowlauncherdj » Sun Oct 06, 2013 9:03 am

Very cool
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Re: Something speacial

Postby bearauto11 » Sun Oct 06, 2013 9:10 am

Hey! That's pretty neat, Kirk!
it really does look like a one piece.
The shield is pretty nifty, too.
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Re: Something speacial

Postby rwsbow » Sun Oct 06, 2013 9:20 am

"I think it came out pretty cool" a GROSS understatement...that's even past WAY COOL !!

Beautiful craftsmanship, Kirk !!!
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Re: Something speacial

Postby Stykshooter » Sun Oct 06, 2013 10:10 am

Great job Kirk....looks incredible!
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Re: Something speacial

Postby MoeM » Sun Oct 06, 2013 2:15 pm

Damn this looks awesome! Realy unique bow from tip to top...
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Re: Something speacial

Postby Iktomi » Sun Oct 06, 2013 2:34 pm

Really nice work there Bro.
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Re: Something speacial

Postby Trux » Sun Oct 06, 2013 5:57 pm

Wow that's a beauty!! The Macassar Ebony is outstanding ;)
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Re: Something speacial

Postby MikeW » Sun Oct 06, 2013 6:52 pm

rwsbow wrote:"I think it came out pretty cool"

Beautiful craftsmanship, Kirk !!!

What he said.
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