Eric Smith: Profiles of a Nation

Among Those Leading America Into the 21st Century

Every bow Eric Smith makes is fully functional and is taken directly from historical designs, and it’s that attention to detail and cultural accuracy that made some rather high-profile individuals take notice. Producers of the Academy Award-winning film The Revenant approached Smith for his expertise, and in just three weeks, he and his apprentice created 35 bows and 300 arrows for the project.