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    Default DIY Leather Quiver

    Having got into archery lately and having already made a bracer and bow stringer, I thought I ought to try something a little more ambitious. I've just finished this leather quiver:

    No, I haven't made it back to front - I'm a lefty when it comes to shooting:



    I used brass D-rings and some straps held by copper rivets for the hangy bit (I'm sure there's a proper name for it.)



    And an piece of oak with four holes drilled (16mm each) to stop the arrows all migrating to the bottom of the quiver. This is just a push fit at the moment, though I might consider securing it with brass upholstery nails at some point:



    I'm going to use it at the first outdoor shoot of the season tomorrow night - it does look a little out of place with my recurve, however. Must get round to making a longbow...
    Last edited by Kerne; 06-10-2012 at 15:35.
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    thats just too nice.Hats up,man.

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    That is beautifull, love the triskall, I am actually going to embark on my first quiver making myself and want to do a good job. what leather did you use?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Night Phoenix View Post
    That is beautifull, love the triskall, I am actually going to embark on my first quiver making myself and want to do a good job. what leather did you use?
    Cheers;

    I used 3mm veg tanned, but from two different sources, hence the slightly darker nature of the quiver compared to the hanger. The leather for the hanger came from Le Prevo and the other I picked up at a re-enactment market recently. The triskells are laser engraved.
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    That looks brilliant, well done

    I've just got into archery lately myself and that looks like it will last you a lifetime and then some

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    Thats a really nice "made" there kerne. Very impressive.
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    Great work.

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    Top work !

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    Very nice

    Those laser engravers look like the business

    Cheers

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    Looka good Jim lovely engraving

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    Very nice and very jealous

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    Very nice work!

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    Bit of a belter that.
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    Excellent work!

    Much better than my first attempt http://www.bushcraftuk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=53111

    What bow are you shooting?

    All the best............Ian

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gumbob View Post
    Excellent work!

    Much better than my first attempt http://www.bushcraftuk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=53111

    What bow are you shooting?

    All the best............Ian
    Ian;

    I'm shooting a W and W recurve with Hoyt limbs at the moment - I started about 6 months ago when a group of archers came into my school to run sessions for the kids and needed someone to supervise, and got into it so much that I joined their club. Most shoot recurves but one or two have turned up with longbows andthis is the direction I would like to go.

    Nowt wrong with your quiver - I like the combination of materials.
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    Lovely job there, Jim

    Jealous, too - haven't managed to use my quiver since I made it 18 months ago

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    Just got back from using the quiver for the first time at our outdoor range - works a treat, comfy to wear and and looks like I could get a few orders!
    Last edited by Kerne; 15-04-2010 at 21:00.
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    top job bud. really like the celtic type decoratation and the wooden insert

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