It is time to continue my DIY Bow Project!ย A few weeks ago, I went to lands of my father in law, for searching a new lyly. I found a couple ๐ Then I found a kind carpenter, who helped me to saw the huge and heavy trunks. The band saws we used had a hell of shoulders ๐ Then, during the new year I tried to dig out the parallel, continuous growth rings from the wood, like I previously reasoned it would be wise to do. While carpeting at the cottage of the hunting club, Iย ate well, took a sauna, made a hole in the icy lake, and dipped myself into the cool water ๐
It’s time to search a new lyly, which means a new adventure! ๐
An old beaver dam.
Beavers are waiting for a good blow of wind toย tip the birch.
I also found this big pile of rocks. It looks like an old tomb of ancient Finns, who knows. Though, some of the rocks seem to be too heavy.
Tadaa, a lyly pine!
I wonder, how deep that trunk will go?
Wow, look at that! There is a hell of a lot of lyly under the ground! Let’s dig it out.
Hmm, it is not the straightest lyly I’we seen, but luckily this is not the only one I have currently.
Here is the first bad ass band saw the kind carpenter used! It has a freaking fuel engine ๐
There it goes! Sides are removed, slice by slice ๐
There, can you see the interface of normal and lyly wood? Next, we used a little bit smaller bandsaw for separating the two types of woods.
And here are some photos from the cottage, where I worked independently with the bow.
Digging out the growth rings.
It is time to take a break and go to sauna!
The avanto is now ready for a couple of cool dips. ๐
Look at that beautiful interference in the ice! I wonder, is there a thin layer of humus molecules trapped in the ice, or is it just the ice-water-air interfaces forcing the photos to aberrate? ๐
Back to work.
That’s all today folks, see ya later!