How To: Make a "primitive" cane arrow

Make a "primitive" cane arrow

Make an arrow using a type of cane native to the Mediterranean (Arundo donax). This bamboo-like plant is an introduced, invasive species in the U.S., and is considered a pest in most areas.

This first chapter involves straightening the raw cane arrowshaft and cutting a string nock.

Chapters to follow will show the preparation of a stone tipped foreshaft (hafted with pine-pitch and sinew), preparing the cane shaft to accept the foreshaft, and applying feathers to the arrow

(1) Part 1 of 3 - How to Make a "primitive" cane arrow, (2) Part 2 of 3 - How to Make a "primitive" cane arrow, (3) Part 3 of 3 - How to Make a "primitive" cane arrow

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