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Old 08-13-2013, 03:19 AM   #901
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Well , a rough estimate based on square inches......about 30,000 each.
somewhere around 4000 per hank , so somewhere around 15-16 hanks for the pair.Wyo or Ol Chemist or somebody posted a chart to figure bead amounts. I'll see if I have it.
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They say blood is thicker than water ! Now maple syrup is thicker than blood , so are pancakes more important than family ?

There are "Elders" and there are "Olders". Being the second one doesn't make the first one true !

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Old 08-13-2013, 03:21 AM   #902
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Estimating Bead Amounts
Rough guess to amount of beads you'll need. Measure the length and width of your bead work in inches, multiply the two figures to give you the square inch area of your beadwork. Estimate the amount of beads you'll need from the following chart. Select the bead size and the number of beads for each square inch.

Size 10 = 130 bead per square inch
Size 11 = 187 beads per square inch
Size 12 = 228 beads per square inch
Size 13 = 273 beads per square inch

Now multiply this number the square inch area of the beadwork. This gives you the total number of beads needed.

Next you'll need to know about how many beads there are in a hank.
Size 10 = 3100 beads per hank
Size 11 = 4000 beads per hank
Size 12 = 4500 beads per hank
Size 13 = 5000 beads per hank
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There are "Elders" and there are "Olders". Being the second one doesn't make the first one true !

Somebody is out there somewhere, thinking of you and the impact you made in their life.
It's not me....I think you're an idiot !





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I remember seeing that chart once. I had forgotten about it. Thanks for reposting it.
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Been busy getting these done ! Eyes saved me weeks of beading by helping me finish them ! Would have taken much longer without her help !!! I think they turned out O.K. !!!
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There are "Elders" and there are "Olders". Being the second one doesn't make the first one true !

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I'm being lazy ! LOL
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They say blood is thicker than water ! Now maple syrup is thicker than blood , so are pancakes more important than family ?

There are "Elders" and there are "Olders". Being the second one doesn't make the first one true !

Somebody is out there somewhere, thinking of you and the impact you made in their life.
It's not me....I think you're an idiot !





There's a chance you might not like me ,

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O.K. Got off my lazy butt and finished some chooz I been workin [email protected]Joe's Dad , here some chooz !!!
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There are "Elders" and there are "Olders". Being the second one doesn't make the first one true !

Somebody is out there somewhere, thinking of you and the impact you made in their life.
It's not me....I think you're an idiot !





There's a chance you might not like me ,

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Traditional Longbow

This was my latest finished bow for my friend. I am terrible about taking picks of my best work, so I asked my friend to take some with his phone n send em. Usually I break old tradition and decorate the face 'back' of the bow with syllables. This one is red oak with a hickory backing and after I shined it up it was too pretty to decorate. Two pheasant tail feathers hang from the handle.

It's important to note, this is not in the old style either, only the pheasant feathers make it resemble Indian craft, but that is just my own thing.
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tsi-sa bow

Here is the 'Jesus' bow I made for my son Daniel. Its closer to the traditional style, with added decor.

Of course the tsi isnt right on this pic. It's missing a squiggle. My excuse is I'm illiterate.
Don't worry grammar police, I fixed it.
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This is a viking style bow called 'holmgard style'. I like it cause I can decorate it with a lot of traditional style art/words. Hickory is my favorite wood to use, but here in Cali it's harder to find so I use red oak. For a bow like this because its 80 pounds at my draw length, it needs to have backing so it doesn't snap. The red portion of the bow is rawhide backing.
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Talking last one

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It's hard to do it justice with 3 pics.
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This was my latest finished bow for my friend. I am terrible about taking picks of my best work, so I asked my friend to take some with his phone n send em. Usually I break old tradition and decorate the face 'back' of the bow. This one is red oak with a hickory backing and after I shined it up it was too pretty to decorate. Two pheasant tail feathers hang from the handle.
These are wood laminated?............ (duh , went back and re-read)
So , What kind of draw weight do they have ?^ I've been watching the "backyard bowyer" on youtube. He does some cool stuff with pvc !
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[QUOTE=wardancer;1594502]These are wood laminated?............ (duh , went back and re-read)
So , What kind of draw weight do they have ?^ I've been watching the "backyard bowyer" on youtube. He does some cool stuff with pvc ![/QUOTE]


The one with my friend in the pic is 60 pounds at 25 inches... I like mine heavy just for laughs. He had never drawn a bow before until he was at my house so I told him to try mine. I was surprised how far he was able to pull my 80 pounder, though it was probably 70 at his length, so I left his at 60 pounds. I like to make bows with no backing, known as 'self' bows. It takes more skill, and that's how they were made back in the day. It's not really viable for a sixty pounder with red oak from home depot though lol.

My sons is 30, with a lower notch to make it 35 at his length. 35 will take out a turkey, even a young boar if you hit it perfect with a sharp arrow.

You would have to be crazy to hunt wild pigs with a 35 pounder though lol.

I have heard about those PVC bows, but I haven't looked at em yet. Youtube is where I learned the style of the 80 pounder.
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These are wood laminated?............ (duh , went back and re-read)
So , What kind of draw weight do they have ?^ I've been watching the "backyard bowyer" on youtube. He does some cool stuff with pvc !



Check this out wardancer.
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