A quick missive regarding bolt construction. I recently had an issue where I simply could not hammer the shaft in to the Fathead deep enough. It turns out the spec has changed from the Fathead, to the Fathead 2 (at the time of writing, provisionally approved). From Northstar: Please see the attached instructions. If you would like to … Continue reading Combat Bolts – Hammering it Home
Greeting friends, a question often asked, ‘what is a good quiver to use’, or, ‘how can you make one’? As with anything this can be a very big subject, but let’s go into some basics of not only construction, but of some of the use cases related to quivers as well. How many bolts do you … Continue reading Making a Quiver – Combat Archery
When it comes to learning new things we all have methods. When it comes to music, its drilling it into my body over and over again until I can’t stand it any longer. I recently sorted all the songs in my playlist “SCA Songs to Learn” and was wondering: is 418 plays a lot? I added Rocky … Continue reading Internalizing Your Art and Show and Tell!
As a combat archer, there are times when there simply isn’t any combat archery, or there are alternating scenarios, whatever the case may be… So I thought to myself, ‘Self, you should take up pole arm!’ Im no stranger to rattan having made made throwing daggers, and other things out of it. So I sought … Continue reading Reach Out and Touch Someone – Pole Arm Construction