This page deals with specific information concerning the Crossbow item. See here for general information concerning all archery weapons.
Bows require a skill of 60 Fletching to create and consume 7 Boards in the process. The crossbow may hold it's maker's mark and retains the color of the material from which it is made. Crafted versions can have their durability increased via Powder of Fortifying to a maximum of 255, and be dyed with Pigments of Tokuno.