Wednesday, 16 November 2011

The only good dummy is a dead one!

We I haven't had much time to do any shooting recently as we only seem to get 1 in 10 days free of rain in cardiff! but Tuesday was a nice day in the end so managed to shoot a few arrows and test my new target dummy that I have made!
I filled cardboard boxes with this foam for the main body and head
I put a wooden pole in the head so it can be taken out of the body
 The target dummy took the arrows quite well even in the head as well which I'm pleased with. I also managed to break another arrow when I missed and hit the wall behind grr I really must get an archery net as this will cost me a fortune. I will be making some more arrows soon anyway as winter months give me less chance to shoot, i'm looking to get some turkey feathers to make some bigger fletchings.

Leather arm bracer
Leather Quiver (back quiver)
Unstrung Longbow
Grip with a horn passing plate
Strung bow shown near door for size
Quiver of arrows (getting smaller as i keep breaking them)

Archery Range!
One dead dummy!


  1. Nice dummy, You should of made it look like an ogre or something like that, all green with horns and a wooden shield. Now you just need to make it move side to side for moving target practice. Just need an electric motor and a chain. fix the dummy to the chain and have the motor rotate the chain around.

  2. need a 3-d head