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DIY Bow Quiver

diy bow quiver
Written by Erik Himmel

Here you will know all about how to make a bow quiver on your own. You will be able to make this quiver out of a different, more adaptable, and eco-friendly material: Snap Pap, also called vegan leather.

If you own arrows and a bow whether a compound bow or a crossbow or a longbow, without thinking start learning this easy technique. This quiver is not of such a high-quality, but will surely serve your purpose. Let’s learn.

DIY Bow Quiver – Choose the Right Quiver for You

Required Materials:

  • Vegan leather (the quiver length depends on the size of your arrows, however, the lengths of ours are around 70 cm, so, our quiver length will be 50cm. The width will be 30 cm at the top, and 10 cm at the bottom. Because my quiver will be of ‘V’ shape.
  • Cutter knife/Scissors (you will be able to cut this material easily with the mentioned tools.
  • Pencil/Pen and/or other required drawing tools during sketching outline (to know where you need to cut)
  • Ruler
  • Wood Glue

Step 1: Collecting Materials

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See the picture. Here, the Snap Pap has a 50 x 150 cm size that allows you to do another of a bit smaller size.

To compare we have added an arrow to observe how much it will look out of this quiver.

Keep in mind to use the best-fitting length of your quiver because it all will depend on your arrows’ length.

Step 2: Planning

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The important thing is that you need to draw it keeping in mind that you require cutting it and folding it in half. It means when you have 10 cm at the bottom and 30 cm at the top, on the design you require sketching 20 cm bottom and 60 cm top because this is your unfolded quiver.

Then, we sketched the whole thing on our SnapPap. (You will be able to see pencil marks easily on this material.

Step 4: Add-on

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If you want to give the quiver your personal touch, you have the option to add this. This will look unique.

Step 5: Do the Gluing

Do the Gluing

This is undoubtedly one of the most crucial steps because you can’t use the hot glue gun. You have the option to use wood glue as you require clamps to keep the quiver together.

If this glue doesn’t work, use the most powerful glue. (We used superglue that dries immediately.)

Step 6: Add the Belt/ Strap

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We decided to include a belt to this quiver to put it on.

Use wood glue to add the belt/strap. The smoother and more powerful the belt surface is, the more powerful glue you require. So, you also have the option to use superglue.

See in figure 11, we marked a place on the belt where we would put glue. Then see the next figure, we tried on this belt without taking the quiver just to test where to give the mark.

Step 7: Done!

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Give some time for the glue to dry up. Now your arrows is ready to use.

We hope these instructions helped you. In case, you have some questions, don’t hesitate to ask in the comments section.

About the author

Erik Himmel

A Part-Time Firearm Instructor

Hi, this is Erik. We all know firearms are dangerous, but only when one doesn’t know how to use and care for them. I have 15+ years of experience with different types of guns and for the last 10 years, I have taught numerous people how to hold and shoot a gun while staying safe and keeping the surroundings unharmed. My neighbors are some of my biggest admirers who enjoy talking to me about their guns, firearms safety and maintenance.

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