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Project by Carey Mitchell posted 12-09-2014 03:44 AM 998 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently finished a nice 7’ bamboo fly rod and needed a case. This one is maple; I stained it with Transtint dye, and then removed most with alcohol. This left just enough stain to emphasize the grain. This time I was even able to book match the strips.

The reel seat and cork grip were turned on the lathe.





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#1 posted 12-09-2014 04:35 AM

Wow, I am new to lumber jocks did you have any plans?

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#2 posted 12-09-2014 05:36 AM

Very nice! Could not tell from the pictures but what kind of joints did you use?

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#3 posted 12-09-2014 10:28 PM

Beautiful work -

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#4 posted 12-13-2014 03:08 PM

A true classic which your granddaughter will treasure! She’s a very lucky young lady.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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