Do-it-yourself bow making has never been so easy! Medieval Archery is proud to offer an assortment of quality bow building kits and bow crafting supplies that you can transform into a customized archery bow that is a perfect fit for your hand and style. We offer bow staves, bow backing strips, riser blocks, and tip overlay blocks made from fine materials like hickory wood, ipe wood, bamboo, and Osage orange wood. Additionally, our DIY bow making parts include replacement bowstrings and bow socks to complete and protect your new selfbow. Whether you are an experienced bow maker or this is your first time tackling the project, you can be sure that our bow making kits are a great starting point with pieces that come ready to glue, shape, tiller, finish, and decorate. Take a moment to browse among our bow supplies and kits to find the right inspiration for starting your next DIY experience!
72 Inch Hickory Bow Kit
Item #GI-007
When you want to create a fully functional longbow that you can customize to your preferences, the 72 Inch Hickory Bow Kit makes a great place to start. This bow making kit includes a shaped stave, backing strip, and bowstring.
Price: $77.00
72 Inch Hickory Bow Kit with Osage Riser and Tips
Item #GI-008
When you want to create a fully functional longbow that you can customize to your preferences, the 72 Inch Hickory Bow Kit with Osage Riser and Tips makes an excellent place to start your medieval bow building project.
Price: $87.00
72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit
Item #GI-009
When you want to create a functional longbow that you can customize to your preferences, the 72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit makes a great place to start. The bow making kit includes a shaped stave, backing strip, and bowstring.
Price: $91.00
72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit with Riser and Tips72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit with Riser and Tips
Item #GI-010
When you want to create a fully functional longbow that you can customize to your preferences, the 72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit with Riser and Tips makes an excellent place to start your medieval bow building project.
Price: $101.00
72 Inch Replacement Bowstring
Item #GI-005
Nothing is worse than going out to shoot and having your string break, only to discover that you forgot to bring another one with you. The 72 Inch Replacement Bowstring makes an excellent backup to have on hand.
Price: $11.00
Premium Hickory English Longbow Backing Strip
Item #GI-003
Hickory makes an excellent choice for backing your bow due to its strong tension, straight grain, and resistance to breakage. The Premium Hickory English Longbow Backing Strip is the ideal option for backing selfbows.
Price: $21.00
Ipe Riser Block
Item #GI-016
Also known as Brazilian walnut, Ipe wood is very strong, dense, stiff, and resistant to decay, making it a desirable bow option. The Ipe Riser Block serves as a great choice for crafting your own riser, customized to fit your hand.
Price: $7.00
Premium Hickory Bow Core Stave
Item #GI-001
The first thing you need when you decide you want to build your own traditional wooden longbow is choose the right stave. The Premium Hickory Bow Core Stave is an ideal starting place for making your own medieval bow.
Price: $35.00
Ipe Tip Overlays
Item #GI-017
Also known as Brazilian walnut, Ipe wood is strong, dense, stiff, and resistant to decay, making it a desirable bow wood. The Ipe Tip Overlays serve as a great choice for reinforcing the nocks and adding your personal style.
Price: $5.00
Osage Orange Tip Overlays
Item #GI-013
A native North American wood, Osage Orange is known for its resiliency, toughness, and striking coloration. The Osage Orange Tip Overlays make a great choice for reinforcing the nocks and adding your personal style.
Price: $5.00
62 Inch Replacement Bowstring
Item #GI-004
Nothing is worse than going out to shoot and having your string break, only to discover that you forgot to bring another one with you. The 62 Inch Replacement Bowstring makes an excellent backup to have on hand.
Price: $11.00
72 Inch Felt Bowsock
Item #GI-006
Especially when in transit, wooden bows can easily accumulate various dings and scratches that mar their appearance. The 72 Inch Felt Bowsock offers a great solution for protecting your bow when heading out to shoot.
Price: $14.00
72 Inch Flattened Bamboo Backing Strip
Item #GI-011
Bamboo possesses incredibly strong tension and a striking look, making it a great choice for backing your bow. The 72 Inch Flattened Bamboo Backing Strip is an ideal option for backing bows with a grain that is less than perfect.
Price: $35.00
Osage Orange Riser Block
Item #GI-012
A native North American wood, Osage Orange is known for its resiliency, toughness, and striking coloration. The Osage Orange Riser Block makes a great choice for crafting your own riser, customized to fit your hand.
Price: $7.00
Premium Hickory Backing Strip
Item #GI-002
Hickory makes an excellent choice for backing your bow due to its strong tension, straight grain, and resistance to breakage. The Premium Hickory Backing Strip is the ideal option for backing bows that have less than perfect grain.
Price: $21.00
Hickory Tip Overlays
Item #GI-015
Hickory is relatively easy to work with and possesses good strength in tension, making it a great bow building material. The Hickory Tip Overlays serve as a great choice for reinforcing the nocks and adding your personal style.
Price: $5.00
Hickory Riser Block
Item #GI-014
Hickory is relatively easy to work with and possesses good strength in tension, making it a great bow building material. The Hickory Riser Block serves as a great choice for crafting your own riser, customized to fit your hand.
Price: $7.00