How To Craft A Crossbow

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In the world of rifles, Hagrid’s crossbow had all our attention. This article explains How to craft a Crossbow that important for hunters to learn and know when want to start the hunt for animals when there are in the jungle.

But was your last hunting season turned into a bad experience after the dusk? Well, then get ready to aid your crossbow this season. All of us might be thinking how to craft a crossbow?

So, here we are to assist you. As we know, a crossbow is an armament that has a flat bow positioned on a piece of stick which is called the stock. It is used to discharge projectiles known as bolts a point of target. Some modern crossbows also have a pulley attached to it. Let’s see how to prepare one. 

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How to craft a crossbow?

  • Firstly, build the body for which you need a pine board measuring 38 inches in length, 2 inches in width, and 2 inches in height. Then, hold it in the way you hold a rifle with a pressed end against your shoulder and grip the wood on your hands. Make a mark from where you want to make a cut. Remember that the longer you keep the stock the more powerful it will prove to be.
  • Then, you need to cut the extra pieces of wood. With the help of a hand saw cut the wood from the mark. Make sure that you use safety gadgets while cutting to protect your eyes from the sawdust. 
  • Do the marking for the trigger which is an important step. Again hold the wood against your shoulder and grip it in your hands and make a small mark on a place where you feel comfortable handling the trigger. 
  • On that mark draw a rectangle in the center to make your trigger. Make sure that you draw the rectangle on the top of the pinewood and not on the sides. While making the rectangle keep in mind the dimensions that are 4 inches long and 1 inch wide.
  • Then, get ready to cut out the piece of the rectangle. Gather all the equipment to perform this step:
  •  a chisel, 
  • drill, 
  • wood rasp,
  • And a gouge 
  • Using this equipment removes the wood portion from the rectangular area. Then, with the help of sandpaper smoothen the surface of the wood.
  • After that, you’ve to make the groove to hold the string of the crossbow. Use the chisel to make a 1/8 inch groove on the front part of the trigger hole.
  • Then, find the center of the wood and mark it.
  • Also, find the center of the rectangular part and mark it.
  • Then, draw a straight line between these two marks.
  • With the help of a hammer, chisel, and drill cut a ¼ inch wide tube. 
  • Now, create a grip for shooting. For that, you’ll need the other piece of wood. 
  • Cut the other piece of wood 8 inches long and with the help of the glue stick it to the bottom of the stock right in the middle. And then leave it to dry.
  • Apply a wood stainer or varnish to protect the elements of the crossbow.
  • Attach the bowstrings to the stock.

Your crossbow is now ready! Attach the string and then, try to use it. And then you’re all ready for hunting.

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