Nasty arrows by patjila
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A bodkin point is a type of arrowhead.
The name comes from the Old English word bodkin or bodekin, a type of sharp, pointed dagger.

Bodkin arrows complemented traditional broadhead arrows, which continued to be used, as the sharp, wide cutting surface of the broadhead caused more serious wounds and tissue damage than the bodkin arrowhead.
Can you find amongst this collection nasty arrows, the bodkin points?

Here is some more information of a medieval blacksmith forging a bodkinpoint:

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  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 3 years ago

    Nasty indeed patjila well done..

  • Great thanks Juli and don’t worry I only use blunt arrows for practising myself :))

    – patjila

  • Gilberte
    Gilberteover 3 years ago

    Thanks for the information…interesting video.

  • Hi Gilberte heel hartelijk dank! Wens je een prachtig weekend en wie weet veel mooie foto’s het is zulk mooi weer op dit moment xx

    – patjila

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownover 3 years ago

    OK I get the POINTS Annet! Lets arrow things down a little; your on target with this one :o) xx

  • :)) I try to keep it on string, alas it’s not in my hands now, the arrow will find it’s way :) Thank you Robbs xx

    – patjila

  • jwmphotos
    jwmphotosover 3 years ago

    Super work and supporting info Patjila !!

  • Thank you John lots for comment and appriciation. I do hope in future to capture a blacksmith working on it :)

    – patjila

  • billfox256
    billfox256over 3 years ago

    Informative and excellent!!!! Bill

  • Hiya Bill thanks loads for your support and liking!

    – patjila

  • liesbeth
    liesbethover 3 years ago

    Ha! Eindelijk je grote liefde op de foto gezet… ;) mooi plaatje Annet. x

  • Hi Liesbeth hopeloos achter(lijk) op RB… :) dankje!! Ja helemaal waar, maar ik ga binnenkort weer schieten dat staat vast :)) xx

    – patjila

  • Hilary Robinson
    Hilary Robinsonover 3 years ago

    A bodkin was also a sewing needle. Same meaning, long and sharp. All arrows are nasty if you’re on the receiving end! hoho

  • Indeed indeed!
    He he watch out when I’m shooting again it could be the Archer’s Paradox oo….SAFETY first :)

    – patjila

  • John44
    John44over 3 years ago

    Leuke shot Annetje xx

  • Hi Johnneke

    Ik schoot raak :)) Dankje!! xx

    – patjila

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