If you want to create a custom bow design but don't have room or don't want to laminate it yourself, this is a great stave to do it with. It is made of a 3/8" hickory riser, 3/8" hickory belly and a bamboo backing. Laminated with our incredible Turgeon 2-part wood glue this stave is tuff as nails. This stave will make bows with draw weights up to 60#. Unlike our other staves this one has no shape or profile cut out yet so that you can make whatever type of bow you want.