More Hand-Made Medieval Crossbows
The Wiesenfeuer Crossbow
This is a gorgeous hand-made crossbow with a beautiful black, red and gold theme. It has a wonderful curved styling.
"The Wiesenfeuer crossbow is the one that I was commissioned to make for the Barony as the pass-down Archery Champion's prize. It is made of rock maple and colored with aniline dyes, then gilded. It also has a customized strap and a matching quiver."
The Western Dragon
About this Crossbow: " It is made of curly maple with brass and copper accents. The dragon's head is gilded and the fire is painted with artist's oils. The eyes are tumbled garnet. "
Interested in making your own Crossbow? The creator of these crossbows has a booklet available on CD-ROM.
A booklet on running your own Crossbow Project that includes step by step instructions, documentation, many pictures and diagrams as well as full-scaled drawings of the various parts of the crossbow and three different stock patterns. This is available on CD ROM for $10 + S&H (overseas shipping extra).
Here is his contact information:
I am with the SCA (for 25 years now) and do custom work.
Malaki Dracwin aka David Swanson