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Online Greg Szalewski

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2014 WTA Selfbow Jamboree
« on: February 28, 2014, 09:02:00 PM »
2014 Selfbow Jamboree

May 17 & 18
Pound, WI

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Beginners and Experienced Bowyers Welcome!

Fun for the whole family. Information and
discussions on how to get started building self-bows,
common problems and how to handle them,
stave selection, bow backings, tools and more.
Space, equipment and tools available to get a good start on a bow of your own.
Large workshop & 160 acres with 3-D shooting course.  

Primitive camping available beginning Fri. May 16
Saturday evening pot luck dinner & campfire.
Sunday morning breakfast.

Cost:

Free will donation (proceeds to go to WTA)
Staves available for sale on site

What to bring:

Camping gear and warm cloths
Food & beverages for yourself/family
Dish to pass for Sat. evening pot luck
Bows (traditional) and arrows (field/judo points)
Tools (some will be available for use)

Location 8785 State Hwy 64  Pound, WI

Hosts: Brian Collins and Family
For info: (920) 371-0199 or  teamlongbowelite@gmail.com
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Offline eagleone

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Re: 2014 WTA Selfbow Jamboree
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2014, 08:53:00 AM »
Lets bump this one up
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Offline ChuckC

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Re: 2014 WTA Selfbow Jamboree
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2014, 05:39:00 PM »
hoping to make it there this time.
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Offline Mike Theis

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Re: 2014 WTA Selfbow Jamboree
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2014, 11:07:00 PM »
What time do the bow building sessions get started on Saturday? Wondering if I can leave early Saturday morning or if I should head up on Friday afternoon.
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Offline Mike Theis

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Re: 2014 WTA Selfbow Jamboree
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2014, 08:21:00 AM »
Had fun,  many thanks to the Collins Family for hosting the event. I have a good start on the bow, and the basics for working down a stave. Will continue to shave it down. A good experience that should be attempted at least once by everyone. Lots a younger folks giving it a try too this weekend, which was good to see. A nice event. Thanks to all involved.
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Online Greg Szalewski

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Re: 2014 WTA Selfbow Jamboree
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2014, 09:31:00 PM »
Glad you had a good time there Mike. I hope to hear some more about Bow Jam and hopefully some pics too.
No doubt the Collins family has many well deserved thanks coming for hosting this very popular event.
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Offline takefive

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Re: 2014 WTA Selfbow Jamboree
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2014, 04:04:00 AM »
I was looking forward to going and am really disappointed that I had to miss it.  Brake line blew on my truck Friday night so I spent my Saturday working on that.  Hope to make it next year.
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