If you started here and didn’t go directly to the design source of this machine (Jim Thorne’s How to Build a Simple Lamination Grinder), you probably want to see what happens when a inept dilettante tries to make and use one of these things. Ha ha! I shall not disappoint!
The video below, part 1 of two parts, shows how any well adjusted person might make a quiver out of PVC pipe and various other materiel. Only two things about this video bother me: its velocity and it makes too much sense.
These little darlings are my “just shootin'” arrows. They’re in rough shape. They’ve endured hours of abuse. Exactly what their spines might be remains a mystery to their owner. All of them, nonetheless, are sometimes capable of flying straight and hitting the intended mark. Go figure.
One of the first questions you’ll want to avoid as a newbien archer is: what spine weight should my arrows be?
And the (my) answer is….