How to Make a Neat Archery Arm Guard

Introduction: How to Make a Neat Archery Arm Guard

In this simple instructable I will teach you how to make a cool little arm guard out of simple materials.

Step 1: Get the Materials!

For this simple project you will need the following

Construction paper


Step 2: Go Ahead! Start Cuttin'

First take the construction paper and cut the size you think would be best for your arm . Then cut the fabric a little larger than the paper.

Step 3: Break Out the Tape!

Now tape the edges of the fabric to the inside of the paper.. Look at the pic for more details.

Step 4: Put a Hole in the Guard and String It.

Now a hole in each corner of the guard and put string in the holes .

Step 5: Tie It Up

Just tie it up and you will be ready to practice your archery skills.

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    6 Discussions


    7 years ago on Introduction

    I keep seeing these arm guards, Aparently you all have not shot a bow for long,. If you have you will not need these arm guards. If you shoot correctly you arm will not be in the way of the bowstring. People who get the armstring bruising are not holding the bow riser correctly. I only use them to keep the string from hitting my loose oversized clothing I may use to hunt.

    Lydia Carlton
    Lydia Carlton

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Even professional archers wear arm guards. Whether you are wearing clothing that could get in the way or not, arm guards are a precautionary safety measure and should be used regardless of level of experience.


    8 years ago on Introduction

    Have you figured a way to tie it on yourself, or do you have help with that? That's one detail I've had trouble with in similar projects.

    bobby sissom
    bobby sissom

    9 years ago on Introduction

    for my wife i used the tounge of a leather shoe(not wearable anymore) stitched to a tube sock then cut and stitched to prevent unraveling,yours seems much simpler i should have went this way


    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks for the support.. Mine is simpler but yours may have been more durable? Who knows? LOL