Archery -- How to Install an Arrow Rest

Do not let the phrase "traditional archery" fool you. Modern longbows and recurves are precision-engineered pieces of equipment, and in the hands of a skilled archer, they provide the precision and accuracy needed for competition or hunting.

Gregg Squeglia
View Detail
The Wood Used for Archery Bows

Archery dates back hundreds of years when bows were used during battle. Some of the first bows were developed by the Egyptians and were made from wood, animal horn, sinew and glue. Since that early wooden bow, recurve bows, longbows and other traditional bows have been made from various types of wood.

Jeremy Hoefs
View Detail
Compound Vs. Recurve Bows

Technological advances in materials and an increased understanding of the physics behind archery have lead to design changes in archery bows. Today, both recurve bows and compound bows are used for hunting and for sport.

A.L. Kennedy
View Detail
Four Types of Archery Bows

Archery bows have existed in various forms throughout history. Bows have evolved through the ages, and many are now made with components such as fiberglass and carbon fiber, and some have advanced shooting mechanisms.

Kristen Unger
View Detail