GI Bows

When you want a bow and arrows with unbeatable quality, be sure to check out our selection of GI Bows archery equipment here at Medieval Collectibles! We carry an assortment of excellent fantasy and medieval bows crafted from fine materials like hickory wood. These traditional bows work great for activities like target practice, SCA events, archery competitions, and hunting. Certain events and hunting laws may require specific draw lengths and draw weights. If you are purchasing a bow solely for that purpose, be sure to check the requirements first. Our fantasy bows include designs based on those seen in the Lord of the Rings and the Hunger Games, making them perfect for fans. GI Bows offers designs suitable for archers of various experience levels, including youths. Take a moment to check out our inventory of archery bows and arrows to find the right one for your needs!
62 Inch Replacement Bowstring
62 Inch Replacement Bowstring

Item #: GI-004

Nothing is worse than going out to shoot and having your string break, only to discover that you forgot to bring another one with you. The 62 Inch Replacement Bowstring makes an excellent backup to have on hand.

Price: $11.00
72 Inch Felt Bowsock
72 Inch Felt Bowsock

Item #: GI-006

Especially when in transit, wooden bows can easily accumulate various dings and scratches that mar their appearance. The 72 Inch Felt Bowsock offers a great solution for protecting your bow when heading out to shoot.

Price: $14.00
72 Inch Flattened Bamboo Backing Strip
72 Inch Flattened Bamboo Backing Strip

Item #: GI-011

Bamboo possesses incredibly strong tension and a striking look, making it a great choice for backing your bow. The 72 Inch Flattened Bamboo Backing Strip is an ideal option for backing bows with a grain that is less than perfect.

Price: $35.00
72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit
72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit

Item #: GI-009

When you want to create a functional longbow that you can customize to your preferences, the 72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit makes a great place to start. The bow making kit includes a shaped stave, backing strip, and bowstring.

Price: $91.00
72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit with Riser and Tips
72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit with Riser and Tips

Item #: GI-010

When you want to create a fully functional longbow that you can customize to your preferences, the 72 Inch Hickory and Bamboo Bow Kit with Riser and Tips makes an excellent place to start your medieval bow building project.

Price: $101.00
72 Inch Hickory Bow Kit
72 Inch Hickory Bow Kit

Item #: GI-007

When you want to create a fully functional longbow that you can customize to your preferences, the 72 Inch Hickory Bow Kit makes a great place to start. This bow making kit includes a shaped stave, backing strip, and bowstring.

Price: $77.00
72 Inch Hickory Bow Kit with Osage Riser and Tips
72 Inch Hickory Bow Kit with Osage Riser and Tips

Item #: GI-008

When you want to create a fully functional longbow that you can customize to your preferences, the 72 Inch Hickory Bow Kit with Osage Riser and Tips makes an excellent place to start your medieval bow building project.

Price: $87.00
72 Inch Replacement Bowstring
72 Inch Replacement Bowstring

Item #: GI-005

Nothing is worse than going out to shoot and having your string break, only to discover that you forgot to bring another one with you. The 72 Inch Replacement Bowstring makes an excellent backup to have on hand.

Price: $11.00
Bamboo Arrow (3 Pack)
Bamboo Arrow (3 Pack)

Item #: GI-019

When you want reliable arrows, you cannot do much better than the Bamboo Arrow (3 Pack). These traditional bamboo arrows fly well and are durable enough to use for target shooting, competitions, or hunting small game.

Price: $30.00
Elven Scout Bow
Elven Scout Bow

Item #: WB-312

Armies of Elf scouts armed with bows, though small in number, are a potent force in the city of the damned. Our Elf Scout bow is approximately 72 inches long. The bow is made from solid hickory and the handle is wrapped with a tan grip.

Price: $155.00
Green Elven Arrows
Green Elven Arrows

Item #: WB-319

Elves are notoriously good archers, as much because of their skill as their skill in bow-crafting and fletching. These Green Elven Arrows recreate the famed design of the woodland elf archers, in a functional, modern-day arrow!

Price: $145.00
Hickory Riser Block
Hickory Riser Block

Item #: GI-014

Hickory is relatively easy to work with and possesses good strength in tension, making it a great bow building material. The Hickory Riser Block serves as a great choice for crafting your own riser, customized to fit your hand.

Price: $7.00
Hickory Tip Overlays
Hickory Tip Overlays

Item #: GI-015

Hickory is relatively easy to work with and possesses good strength in tension, making it a great bow building material. The Hickory Tip Overlays serve as a great choice for reinforcing the nocks and adding your personal style.

Price: $5.00
Hungarian Style Horsebow
Hungarian Style Horsebow

Item #: GI-018

When you want a truly impressive traditional bow, make sure to check out the Hungarian Style Horsebow. This Magyar horsebow hearkens back to the renowned warrior-archers of old with its stunning look and top-notch construction.

Price: $199.00
Ipe Riser Block
Ipe Riser Block

Item #: GI-016

Also known as Brazilian walnut, Ipe wood is very strong, dense, stiff, and resistant to decay, making it a desirable bow option. The Ipe Riser Block serves as a great choice for crafting your own riser, customized to fit your hand.

Price: $7.00
Ipe Tip Overlays
Ipe Tip Overlays

Item #: GI-017

Also known as Brazilian walnut, Ipe wood is strong, dense, stiff, and resistant to decay, making it a desirable bow wood. The Ipe Tip Overlays serve as a great choice for reinforcing the nocks and adding your personal style.

Price: $5.00
Katniss Everdeen's Arrows
Katniss Everdeen's Arrows

Item #: WB-318

These arrows are modeled after the arrows used by the heroine of The Hunger Games books and motion picture. Katniss Everdeen s Arrows are handcrafted to feature a primitive look with an uncompromised effectiveness worthy of any huntress.

Price: $159.00
Katniss Everdeen's Bow
Katniss Everdeen's Bow

Item #: WB-317

The bow has been a classic weapon since time immemorial, and this bow is no different, having been used by a skilled hunter to provide for her family. Katniss Everdeen s Bow is inspired by the bow used by the heroine of The Hunger Games.

Price: $165.00
Linen Backed Medieval Longbow
Linen Backed Medieval Longbow

Item #: WB-111

Our Linen Backed Medieval Longbow is finely crafted from red oak and then backed with linen for added strength. Our Linen Backed Medieval Longbow is made in an array of draw weights for your convenience.

Price: $130.00
Lord of the Rings Legolas Style Longbow
Lord of the Rings Legolas Style Longbow

Item #: WB-106

Inspired by the bow used by Legolas in the Lord of the Rings movies, this bow is available in a variety of weights with a 28 inch draw. The bow is finely crafted from a single piece of Red Oak backed with linen and is solid black.

Price: $130.00
Lothlorien Arrows
Lothlorien Arrows

Item #: WB-322

Anyone who has seen Lord of the Rings can tell you that elves are deadly archers. Now, you can maybe channel some of their peerless skill by tucking a dozen or so of these Lothlorien Arrows into your quiver when you go shooting.

Price: $160.00
Osage Orange Riser Block
Osage Orange Riser Block

Item #: GI-012

A native North American wood, Osage Orange is known for its resiliency, toughness, and striking coloration. The Osage Orange Riser Block makes a great choice for crafting your own riser, customized to fit your hand.

Price: $7.00
Osage Orange Tip Overlays
Osage Orange Tip Overlays

Item #: GI-013

A native North American wood, Osage Orange is known for its resiliency, toughness, and striking coloration. The Osage Orange Tip Overlays make a great choice for reinforcing the nocks and adding your personal style.

Price: $5.00
Premium Hickory Backing Strip
Premium Hickory Backing Strip

Item #: GI-002

Hickory makes an excellent choice for backing your bow due to its strong tension, straight grain, and resistance to breakage. The Premium Hickory Backing Strip is the ideal option for backing bows that have less than perfect grain.

Price: $21.00
Premium Hickory Bow Core Stave
Premium Hickory Bow Core Stave

Item #: GI-001

The first thing you need when you decide you want to build your own traditional wooden longbow is choose the right stave. The Premium Hickory Bow Core Stave is an ideal starting place for making your own medieval bow.

Price: $35.00
Premium Hickory English Longbow Backing Strip
Premium Hickory English Longbow Backing Strip

Item #: GI-003

Hickory makes an excellent choice for backing your bow due to its strong tension, straight grain, and resistance to breakage. The Premium Hickory English Longbow Backing Strip is the ideal option for backing selfbows.

Price: $21.00
Prologue Bow
Prologue Bow

Item #: WB-308

The bow that was used by the elvish prologue armies. The designs on the front of the bow are hand painted in metallic gold and are located just above and below the handle. The handle area of the bow is black, and then fades to a dark brown.

Price: $155.00
Ranger Bow
Ranger Bow

Item #: WB-303

Our Ranger Bow is a very unique bow. The bow is painted black, and all the growth rings of the wood are a silver color, creating an effect not seen before. It has the 2 gold painted tree symbols on either side of the handle.

Price: $155.00
Replacement String for Katniss Bow
Replacement String for Katniss Bow

Item #: GI-020

Fans of the Hunger Games can take to the woods to practice their own archery skills just like heroine Katniss Everdeen. The Replacement String for Katniss Bow makes a great archery accessory to keep close when heading out to shoot.

Price: $9.00
Rustic Youth Longbow with Leather Wrapped Handle
Rustic Youth Longbow with Leather Wrapped Handle

Item #: WB-603

Just because an archer is young does not mean that they have to settle for a sub-par bow. This Rustic Youth Longbow with Leather Wrapped Handle offers a mix of detailing and functionality, making it one bow that any archer would enjoy.

Price: $95.00
Solid Hickory Medieval Siege Warbow
Solid Hickory Medieval Siege Warbow

Item #: WB-604

Large is a good way to describe this Solid Hickory Medieval Siege Warbow. From the grip to the limbs, it offers an intimidating look, and it does not lack for function either - it can easily send an arrow hurtling down-range at-speed.

Price: $215.00
The Green Leaf Bow
The Green Leaf Bow

Item #: WB-314

Our Green Leaf Bow is adorned in green leaves and vines. The bow is also painted green with the green fading at the tips. Made from a solid piece of hickory, this bow is a great target bow or costume bow, and still fully functional.

Price: $155.00