Bow Building Basic (age 12+)


Experience some fascinating days around bow and arrow. We will learn how to make a bow out of a piece of wood. We will use hickory or manau to build the bow.

The course takes place on our land in Torrao, Alcacer do Sal and is limited to 5 persons from the age of 12years.

Building a bow and arrows from scratch is like meditation. You have to stay focused and work 3 days straight to turn a piece of wood into a beautiful bow. Your own handmade bow!

In our workshop we have all the equipment to build your longbow. You will sleep in your tent and we will provide you with food and beverage. We have two bathrooms with shower and dry-toilet. A lake in front of our door to swim, cool down relax, enjoy pure nature and observe the wildlife will make the weekend real special!

What you will learn:
> step by step building of a bow out of a stave
> building a bow string
> building of arrows
> shooting with your handmade bow and arrows

What you need:
> tent, sleeping mat, sleepingbag, towel, soap, torch/headlamp, swimming gear

For whom is this workshop:
This course is for bow building novices (every age) and everyone who is interested in building his own bow. No preknowledge neccesary.

When & Where:
Friday, 7th October 2021 (14:00h) – Sunday 14th October 2021 (16:00h)
Torrão, Alcáçer do Sal

€ 190.- (age 12-18)
€ 210.- (age 18+) including material and food)

Book your bow-building experience here
After filling out the registration, you recieve detailed information about location and payment

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