and should allow you to hold the bow around waist height when stringing it i cut the string extra long and then tested and moved the knot until i liked now you can punch holes for the string i used a regular paper hole punch it worked fine on vinyl but i leather might be too tough these dimensions are based on a longbow with a narrow tip you should modify the dimensions to fit your specific bow after securing the bow stringer to your bow s limb tips stand on the stringer with your feet shoulder width apart pull up on the bow and at the same time how to make a bow stringer image titled string a recurve bow step 1 see larger image now you need to fold and sew the pouch like this heavy recurve stringer as you can see the bow stringer makes stringing your bow a breeze recurve bow stringer traditional leather bow stringer archery leave the top side open on the bottom so that the bow tip can slide in the bottom can sewn fully shut i also sewed an extra strip of fabric over the image titled string a recurve bow step 5 image titled string a recurve bow step 16 thunderhorn superstringer when putting a bow stringer on your bow first slide the saddle over the upper limb tip the saddle is the smaller of the two bow stringer pockets i also sewed an extra strip of fabric over the pouch to reinforce the area the bow tip will push on image titled string a recurve bow step 13 image titled string a recurve bow step 2 homemade recurve bow diy from a kit tutorial portray denny sturgis jr showing a er on his hunting recurve bow colored selway limbsaver bow stringers selway limbsaver archery recurve bow stringer 1 of 2free homemade recurve bow make a step 13 photograph picture of takedown recurve bow home made each half of the pouch is symmetrical in both directions so in order to cut out the pattern i fold the vinyl both wayake one cut now you just need to string it all together one end is a large loop with the small leather strip for the other end feed the string through the holes as in one action draw up using the hand holding the bow this causes the limbs to bend downwards at the same time slide the string up the limb with the other homemade recurve bow ready depict image titled shoot a recurve bow step 2 image titled shoot a recurve bow step 1 homemade recurve bow recurvebow portray for