Ordering a Shrew Custom Bow
When it comes to ordering a Shrew Custom bow you can choose exactly what you desire in your own personal, one-of-a-kind Shrew Bow. Here you can let your imagination run wild… Start your custom bow journey by deciding on which Shrew Bow model suits you best and then, mix and match any of our beautiful veneers to create your own personal Shrew Bow masterpiece!
It is particularly important to us that your custom Shrew Custom bow suits you and your intended use for it perfectly. It is, therefore, necessary that you contact us personally by phone or email so that we can assist you with the ordering process, ensuring that you will be completely satisfied with your custom Shrew Bow. When you share your vision with us and describe everything you want out of your custom Shrew Bow, we will offer suggestions and insight based on our intimate knowledge of and experience with everything that goes into making you your perfect custom Shrew Bow.
We have a wide selection of riser woods and materials for you to choose from and we can help you create a stunning yet functional riser that will compliment your selection of limb core woods and veneers. Below is our selection of the wood choices available for your riser.
Available riser wood and materials:
Makassar Ebony, Rosewood, Bocote, Osage,Ipe, Black Mycarta, Tineo, Curly Birch SR, Rosewood SR, Makassar SR, Charcoal Actionwood, Nutmeg Aktionwood
All Shrew Bow limbs have a core made from our Bodnik Bows Super Flex Bamboo. There is no core wood better for the design and performance requirements we have built into all Shrew Bows. For this reason, our Bodnik Bows Super Flex Bamboo is the only core material we offer. These extremely slim limbs, together with the Bearpaw Power Glass, guarantee the legendary performance of all Shrew Bows. In the custom version, you can give your Shrew Bow the final custom touch with your choice of the various veneers we offer to make it a special one-of-a-kind bow. Below is our selection of beautiful limb veneers.
Available limb veneers:
Rosewood, Bocote, Black Ofram, Osage, Olive, Birdseye Maple, Zebrano, Aplewood SR, Nicaragua Cocobolo SR, Rosewood SR, Makassar SKGB, White Makassar SR, Charcoal, Heritage Green, Flame limbs (Bocote/Birdseye Maple)
Shrew Custom Bows are available in the following models:
• Hybrid longbow Classic Hunter II 52″, 54″ and 56″
• Hybrid longbow Super Shrew II 58″ and 60″
• Recurve Lil` Favourite 54″
For detailed information on all the Shrew Bows available please visit the Shrew Bows section of our online shop. Technical information and draw weight graphs for every model are available there.
Order process for your Custom Shrew Bow:
- Choose Bow
- Choose Version: LH or RH
- Choose Weight
- Choose Break Down Version
- Contact Shrew Bows
Henry Bodnik and Tim Cosgrove want to make sure you have all the information you need to choose the Shrew Bow that’s best for you.
Henry lives in Germany. He is the owner of Bodnik Bows, the company that makes all of our Shrew Bows. He has a vast knowledge and understanding of traditional archery and instinctive shooting and can help you with selecting just the right Shrew Bow.
Contact Henry Bodnik:
Tim Cosgrove lives in the U.S.A. and is in charge of the daily operations of Shrew Bows. He has been professionally involved in traditional archery for decades. He and his wife Gobby owned Kustom King Traditional Archery for many years. Tim has a deep knowledge of traditional archery and is an expert arrowsmith. He understands your needs when it comes to choosing a bow that is exactly the best one for you.
Contact Tim Cosgrove:
We recommend our Shrew Whisper String for all of our Shrew Bows and all other traditional bows that can be shot with high-performance, low-stretch bowstrings. Don`t forget to order right away an extra string!
When choosing your bowstring, please note that due to the slim limbs for all Shrew Bows (Classic Hunter II, Super Shrew II, Lil Favorite) a Shrew Whisper String for Longbows is required. All Shrew Bows are built according to the ATA string length standard (String length = Bow length – 3″)