A film looking at a very late 16th – 17thC sporting or hunting crossbow spanned using an open case cranequin.
The bow draws around 550 – 600lbs and has a holly stock with bone and horn detailing.
If you are interested in custom work and crossbows look at https://todsworkshop.com
If you are interested in budget historical knives and weapons, look at https://todcutler.com
Music by http://www.jsayles.com/familypages/earlymusic.htm