We are thrilled to host Lars Richter to run a two-day longbow making course.
ON: 10am Saturday – til 5pm Sunday
AT: Bandon Grove, via Dungog
FOR: All ages (adult supervision required for under 12)
TYPE: Two-day workshop camp
SKILLS COVERED:: Making longbow, string, tillering, shooting.
COST: $350- Tuition, materials, arrow and one night camping included in price.
ACCOMMODATION DETAILS: Free camping on-site available before or after.
BRING:Bring your own food and camping equipment.
Price: $350 (includes all materials and one arrow)
What you’ll get out of it:
-knowledge and skills to make your own longbow
-the longbow that you make
-learn how to make a bowstring that perfectly complements your own bow
-understand the art of tillering, the process of carefully removing wood to cause the bows to bend in optimal arcs
-creating an aesthetically pleasing product through sanding and oiling
-how to shoot including the instinctive shooting method. A powerful tool you can also utilize in many daily life situations.
Facilitator Lars Richter has been teaching longbow making and other traditional skills (arrow and quiver making, knife and shoe making) to both children and adults in Victoria, Australia.
Further Information can also be found on Lars’ website: http://narrativeyoga.com.au/traditional-wooden-longbow-making/