By Peter Funk, Star Tribune
“Riley Harrison holds up his favorite bow. “It’s got red oak on the belly and hickory on the back and the handle is layered of walnut and red oak,” he said, barely audible over the grind — saws splitting wood, hammers bouncing off anvils, drills pressing through metal sheets.
The bow Harrison holds is one he shaped with his own hands. The hours of work it took, however, to bend, smooth and laminate the wood were not spent in his garage or basement, but at the Hack Factory, a community workshop in Minneapolis’ Seward neighborhood.”