January 29th, 2010, 02:07 PM
Takedown Riser Template/Plans
I am longtime compound bow hunter and shooter and have recently taken an interest in traditional archery. Does anyone know where I can find plans or a template for making a riser to fit pre-made limbs (hoyt,samick, etc). I am proficient at woodworking but don't know the angles and length required to make one or are they all so different this is not possoble. Thanks for looking and I would appreciate any advice.
January 29th, 2010, 02:35 PM
Are you talking ILF limbs or bolt downs? These guys will help you no matter which kind.
January 29th, 2010, 03:26 PM
Bolt down. Thanks I'll give them try.
June 15th, 2012, 12:01 PM
hi i know how fustrated when i spent at least 76 hours searching every possible website on google looking for takedown bow risor templates when i finaly gave up and took to designing my own i have scaned in the rough drawing fixed it up on paint and then converted it to pdf so here for everyone to enjoy i give you my template.(if you think this is just another link well don't be fooled) but without further ado as they say.
p. if anyone has any information on making bow limbs for THIS DESIGN then please could they post it as a response.
September 1st, 2012, 06:52 PM
I am a new user and very new to archery. My girlfriend's kids got me backed hooked. I used to do it when I was a kid in my grandpa's garage. Since they saw hunger games, they can't get enough of the bow and arrows. I build two PVC bows and also started making my own strings. I am a very good furniture maker and have made two wooden sea kayaks. I want to do a wooden bow (composite laminations) but, cannot find any plans for a takedown recurve riser. The image provided in this thread does not include measurements. Would it be possible to provide them?
Originally Posted by shamad
I cannot find nothing with measures on the net as of now. It's quite frustrating.
Thanks for all the help in advance.
September 1st, 2012, 11:02 PM
Usually, one gets dimensions w/ the hardware. Bingham's has plans and jigs:
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