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Steam Bending #4: My First Bending Project is Completed!

648 days ago by Retsof | 3 comments »

The Nets are done and I’m really pleased with how they came out, this being my first attempt at steam bending or building my own net frames. Two of them will make nice gifts for my Dad and my Brother. Net#1: Walnut and Alder Hoop with a Walnut Handle. The inside diameter of the hoop is 9”x14” with an overall length of 21.5”. One of my hand made fly fishing lanyards is on the table behind the net. I fish with a lanyard to hold my fly fishing tools rather tha...

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Steam Bending #3: Steam Bending Trout Fishing Nets: Shaping and Finishing

650 days ago by Retsof | 2 comments »

It’s been a while since I posted my last update on this project and I’ve made a lot of progress. Once I got the basic shaping and sanding done, I had to stop until I found the net bags that I wanted to use on the frames. As of this week, I have everything I need to finish the nets, so here are some more photos to show you what I’ve done so far: Here is net #2 after bending, but before glue up. This photo gives a good look at how I pegged my circles to the melamine ba...

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New Sierra Nets T-shirt Design-Finally!!!

741 days ago by Greg | 1 comment »

So I finally got my T-shirt design put together and printed. I’m stoked! I worked hard on this for several months. My buddy Jeff is the artist-He drew the hand and the fish seperately. I did the overall design, the fonts, merged the hand and the fish and digitally altered the picture as I saw fit. I also added the fly & tippet. Background story:For those who don’t know, Jeff is a BIG musky fiserman. We are always taking stabs at each other about each one’s ...

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