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GLUES, HAFTING, PIGMENTS

These are the essential supplies for hafting and coloring primitive weapons and tools. Selected for use by bowmakers, arrowsmiths, and knife makers, or anyone interested in fastening or painting in the ancient way.

ANIMAL HIDE GLUE - Premium granular animal hide glue perfect for arrow, spear and
knife hafting and for sinew-backed bows. Dilute hide glue can be used to carry
and stabilize natural pigment powders for natural paints. Click here for instructions
5 ox poly bag w/instructions...$6.00/ea (1)
Bulk hide glue 5 lb bag..........$30.00/ea (7)

NATURAL ANIMAL SINEW- Mixed leg sinews may include some whitetail. Perfect for arrow making, bow backing and general hafting. Our leg sinews are longer than most, averaging between 14 and 18 inches in length. They are the best sinew value per dollar that we have seen. Sealed in
poly bag w/instructions. 2 hanks, 12-18 inches per bag.............$2.50/bag (.5)

WHITETAIL BACKSTRAP SINEW - Superior sinew for hafting and sewing needs. Most
hanks 12 to 14 inches long. Enough for a dozen arrows in one hank.
WARNING: order this material ONLY if your state allows it's sale!! Many states
prohibit commerce in whitetail parts.
Whitetail backstrap sinew w/instructions...........$4.00/ea (.5)

RAWHIDE HAFTING STRIPS - 1/4" x 24" to 36".....$2.00/pr

GUT HAFTING MATERIAL - Natural cleaned and dried gut in packages of 20 linear feet.
This material is nature's wonder for hafting, bowstrings and heavy sewing jobs,
far surpassing rawhide in versatility. Moisten and use plain or secure with
hide glue......$5.00/roll (.5)

OCHRE PIGMENTS - Powdered pigments in colors of black, yellow and red for paints
and antiquing. Mix with hide glues or paste wax to achieve desired surface
appearance on bows, arrows, knives, etc.
Dull red.........................$3.00/oz
Dull yellow......................$3.00/oz
Brighter red.....................$6.00/ half oz
Brighter yellow..................$6.00/ half oz
Ground magnetite (black).........$2.00/oz

These pigments give good natural shades. Dull colors best for antiquing, bright
colors best for paint and detail work.

See also our kits page for Paints and Pigments
Kit w/instructions.

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