fishing rod holder

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Project by GSwoodworker posted 05-24-2009 07:01 PM 16512 views 10 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made the top and bottom from walnut and the vertical dowels are made from maple. The wire lach was made from 12 ga. copper wire bent in a home made jig attached with brass screws. I attached small casters for easy mobility. This was fun and very usefull project. Maybe I’ll have to buy a few new rods and reels to fill it up.

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#1 posted 05-24-2009 08:16 PM

Hey GS
Welcome to LJs Looks like a cool rod holder. If we could only woodwork and fish at the same time, but last time I tried my table saw sunk the boat. LOL

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-25-2009 01:08 AM

Welcome to LJ’s GS. Fishing and woodworking there is nothing better. Great job. I like how you did the latches I need to make a similar caddy and I think I will borrow your design. Thanks for sharing

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#3 posted 05-25-2009 01:45 AM

Welcome. Very nicely done. I need to build a rod holder also, just haven’t had the time to get at it. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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#4 posted 05-25-2009 04:05 AM

Very nice rack. Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#5 posted 05-25-2009 04:33 AM

Jim…sounds like you need a bigger boat! :) I used to build these.only problem now is the footprint to hold all my rods would wipe out most of my shop! I have an addiction to fishing gear (almost as bad as my addicton to jigs…woodworking jigs that is) Nice work like the latches!

-- Nothing's just gets expensive

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#6 posted 12-01-2010 03:59 PM

Nice holder, for the rods!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 12-01-2010 04:06 PM

Nice holder for the rods.

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