Any Steelers fans out there???

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Any Steelers fans out there???

Post by Okie » Tue Nov 10, 2009 10:46 pm

I had a request to build a lady a black and yellow bow. I know, I was thinking the same thing. YUK!!
Well turns out she is a die hard Steelers fan. Well I couldn't turn it down then, cause I'm a Steelers fan too!
Her husband is getting it for her birthday this week and I barely got it finished in time. I wasn't sure how the all black bamboo was going to turn out, but I kinda like it after all was said and done. Let me know how you like it. Yes, I told him it wouldn't stay yellow.
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Re: Any Steelers fans out there???

Post by Okie » Tue Nov 10, 2009 10:53 pm

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Re: Any Steelers fans out there???

Post by xring » Tue Nov 10, 2009 11:38 pm

That turned out pretty. Nice work. I'm a Vikings fan can you do anything in purple with numbet 28 on the top limb and 4 on the bottom? :mrgreen:
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Re: Any Steelers fans out there???

Post by Greywolf » Wed Nov 11, 2009 1:26 am

Im not into hockey, but that's a great looking bow !!
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Re: Any Steelers fans out there???

Post by TradRag » Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:50 am

Oh man she turned out nice! I too cringed when you told me about that earlier on but to each his/her own.

Nice Job! the boo looks good too. Looks like it took the stain well.
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Re: Any Steelers fans out there???

Post by Okie » Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:03 am

Thanks guys.
This was the first time I had used leather dye on the bamboo, and I was skeptical of it but it worked real well. The edges cleaned up easier than I thought they would. Bryan, you can shoot it tomorrow if he doesn't come up today to get it. It's pretty snappy for a 40#er.
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Re: Any Steelers fans out there???

Post by Seneca Archer » Thu Nov 12, 2009 9:38 pm

Hey,
Glad to see the "Steeler Nation" includes Okie selfbowyers too!!!

Very nice bow, great workmanship.

Jim U.---just south of Pittsburgh PA!!

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Re: Any Steelers fans out there???

Post by Full Quiver » Fri Nov 13, 2009 8:23 am

Hey John, that looks great ! To bad it won't stay yellow, to bad the black won't turn to green. :D
Do they have a hockey team in Hawaii?
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Re: Any Steelers fans out there???

Post by Dana Holman » Wed Nov 18, 2009 4:30 pm

Dang brother, i kinda like that, very nice job, what kind of wood is the black wood? would it make knife handle?
great job
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Re: Any Steelers fans out there???

Post by love-g » Sat Dec 11, 2010 2:47 pm

nice!!!!! :77:

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Re: Any Steelers fans out there???

Post by kerryb » Sat Dec 11, 2010 8:25 pm

beautiful bow John. Outstanding craftsmanship.

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Re: Any Steelers fans out there???

Post by melsdad » Fri Jan 07, 2011 8:20 pm

I'm a Steeler fan! Even if I was not that is a fine looking bow. I love the looks of Osage!!
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