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About Greenman Archery
I began making arrows about 17 years ago. I had just gotten my first bow, a hickory backed purple heart longbow from a local bowyer. My archery skills were horrendous, the back yard and the local range were soon littered with arrow fragments.

I decided that if I was going to continue this archery stuff I'd better learn how to make my own arrows because I couldn't afford to keep ordering them from the shop.

Every arrow I made taught me something and added to my skills. Eventually I had friends ask if I'd build them a set. When I lost my day job I decided to take the chance and see if I could make arrows full time.

Now, many arrows later, I still add a little something to my skills from each set of arrows I build. That, coupled with knowledge shared with me by others, helps me make arrows the best I can.

Believe me, this arrow making isn't going to make me rich, sometimes it doesn't even pay the bills. But I love what I do and I'm going to work as hard as I can to keep from going back to work in an office.

My goal is to provide you with fine wood arrows suitable for target archery, hunting, or just having fun. Whether you need arrows for yourself, a family member, a friend or even your entire archery group, just ask for a quote.

The menu to the left will help you find my past work, available work, ordering information, contact information, and other items that I have available such as hand dyed canvas bow socks in rich colors.

Why Greenman Archery?
The Greenman is an old figure in mythology. He can be many things to many people but I see him as a symbol of rebirth, the new growth in the spring of the year as the world renews itself. I see him as the spirit of the wild places. He is neither helpful not harmful to us, he just is.

Another aspect of the Greenman is Puck, or Robin Goodfellow. Those two fellows are as ageless as the hills and have a mischievous side to them that appeals to my sense of humor.

Ultimately, I see the Greenman as representing our connection with the wild places, both those on the horizon and those in the ancient depths of our hearts. He seems a fitting representative for wood arrows that yearn to be loosed in the fields, forests, and deserts we walk in.