Attaching socketed boltheads to the shaftBackstopsBambooLaminateBow
Basics of crossbow triggersBibliographyBlunt boltheads from steel pipe
Bow designBuildingMaterialsCategory hierarchy
Crossbow Building WikiDesigning medieval nut and trigger crossbow locksDesigning simple lever and pin crossbow locks
Drilling the nut socketForging boltheads, method 1Forging boltheads, method 2
Forging boltheads, method 3Glassfiber as bow materialHeat treating steel
HempInternetResourcesLeather loop protection
LinenMakingMetalNockReinforcementMaking a medieval-style nut
Making a medieval European -style crossbow stockMaking a serving toolMaking a simple catch lock
Making a steel prod from a leaf springMaking a steel socket for the nutMaking a wippe
Making bolt holdersMaking boltheadsMaking bow irons
Making bowstringsMaking brass bolt holders for crossbows with nut and trigger locksMaking fake nocks for use with fletching jigs
Making reinforced endless loop stringsMaking simple bastard string fastenersMaking simple endless loop strings
Making steel bolt holders for pin-trigger crossbowsMaking the guards, method 2Making the guards and wedges
Making the sideplates, method 1Making the sideplates, method 2Making the stirrup
Making wooden socket sidepiecesMeasuring bow stretch and compressionMetal Vanes
Metal fletching (method 1)Metal fletching (method 2)Nut with quick-locker pin
Plan for a simple leaf-spring prodPlaning bolt shaftsReinforced nut socket
Reinforcing trigger contact surface with high-carbon steelSimple (no metal parts) crossbow designSteel as bow material
Stiffening the middle of a leaf-spring bowTHE CHINESE REPEATING CROSSBOWTest page
Traditional Finnish crossbow with steel bowWood as bow materialWooden fletching (method 1)