How to 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