Red Elm with bamboo lamination combintation. This bow is named in honor of a good friend of Howard's, archery instructor Bob Wesley of Poplarville, Mississippi. The Rocky Mountain Juniper wood of the Cheetah boasts the most diverse character of any of the woods. Partially finished bows may be ordered with a traditional straight handle in any of our longbow models. The blank comes to you fully glued up and already aligned and tillered.
Osage is a wood that was frequently used by the Native American Indians in their bows, as it is a very durable, hard wood. Bear Cub.
Carefully constructed of 5 tempered bamboo laminations for a maximum of smoothness, resilience and cast, which cannot be equaled by any wood. Ruffed Grouse.
Additional options and photos... Designed after Howard's bow, "Sweetheart", it is carefully constructed of 4 tempered bamboo laminations for a maximum of smoothness, resilience, and cast which cannot be equaled in ANY wood. The grip is narrow and deep like Howard's unless otherwise requested.
The Legend Stick. The sleeve is then covered with a laced wrap.
Truly the top of the line! They are feather light in the hand and have excellent maneuverability.
Big Five. This miniature longbow can be ordered at either a 46" length, with any poundage up to 25 and any draw length up to a 20" draw; or a 56" length, with any poundage up to 40 and any draw length up to 26". On February 27, 1950, Howard Hill gained the distinction of being the first white man ever to kill an elephant with the bow and arrow. Coupled with two inner lams of bamboo, this is one of the most aesthetically beautiful bows, as well as an exceptional performer.
All Howard Hill longbows are laminated, with fiberglass backing for a maximum of strength and durability.
These straight-end longbows give you speed, stability and cast. Bow Blank. Made with 3 lams of bamboo all placed behind the riser, it has a laminated bamboo handle grip. Its beautiful red color puts it in a class of its own.