Buffalo horn strips 65-70cm () for making horn bow, it is the tapered side water buffalo horn strips: thickness(root,medium part and tip) avarage:2.5mm,5-6 mm,9-12 mm widest part about:4cm(1.57inces). these horn strips are cutted from waterbufello horns: 1 piece is cutted from 1 horn. Each horn strips is diffirent,you know we cut them by hand,not from mould,so,picture just show most similar shape,but the size is similar more or less, they are in natural bend and how to sort them before put them on core?below is just advice,each person have his exprence on how to do: heating these horn strips inside hot stream or hot oil or heating stove till hot(50-70 degrees Celsius） and soft total of it inside about 10-20 minutes and then turn around(or clap them) to opposite direction for making them in right size and shape,if temperature is right, the strips can’t return and fix new shape always.note: cold them in natural weather, not use cold water, and less heating them is better,as each heating will lose its natural Biological glue=losing their natural Elasticity and some excises will let you become expert,not difficult at all. and then you cut them in your size and polish them on both side for making beauty and easy working on core and so on. some excises will let you become expert,not difficult at all. the size is very rare and water buffalo will be less and less in future,as farmar now use machine to instead of Water Buffalo’s work,so,their horn strips price will up always each year. for getting such long size is quite difficult.and making such long size horn strips is very hard and complex work even it looks quite simple shapes.
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