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Fly Fishing Rods #4: Turning the handle

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Blog entry by Matt Vredenburg posted 1692 days ago 3385 reads 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 3: Gluing up the birch bark Part 4 of Fly Fishing Rods series Part 5: Redoing the grip »

I am back to it and with the goal of completing my first fly rod by Christmas – it’s a Christmas present.

I am pretty excited about how the rod handle came together. I am working on finishing the handle this week and will be assembling the rods next week. Look for an update next week.

From Woodworking General

From Woodworking General

From Woodworking General

From Woodworking General

From Woodworking General

Here’s the handle with a coat of tung oil on it.

From Woodworking General

-- Matt, Arizona



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#1 posted 1692 days ago

COOL!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for the post!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#2 posted 1691 days ago

Sweet!!!!

-- Fred.... Poconos, PA ---- Chairwright in the making ----

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