Courses

Fletching

Primitive Arrow Making

  • Prerequisite: None
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Cost: £150

To construct an arrow is a highly involved craft. There are so many facets that are needed to create one; from learning how to shape stone, bone, antler or hardwood for the tip. Also understanding how to straighten and select the arrow shaft as well as hafting and fletching, which encompass the use of tree resins and sinew.

During the class you will learn how to create a primitive arrow with only natural materials. The arrow in question will be worthy of hunting big game!

Some of the skills covered

  • Natural glues
  • Sinew preparation
  • Self and composite arrows
  • Fletching
  • Styles of points