Jim and Donna Hamm established Bois d'Arc Press in 1988 to publish Jim's first book, Bows and Arrows of the Native Americans. In 1992, Bois d'Arc Press published the first of the groundbreaking Traditional Bowyer's Bibles series, quickly followed by Bowyer's Bibles, Volumes 2 and 3. The latest book from Bois d'Arc Press is Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 4, released spring 2008. Their English titles are perennial bestsellers among bowyers worldwide, having also been translated into Italian, French, and German. Jim Hamm has conducted bowmaking clinics at his home and around the U.S. for the past two decades, having personally instructed hundreds in the ancient art. He now offers guided bowhunts on his ranch in Central Texas.