Fishing Rod & Reel Set for nephew

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Project by Woodenchangeathing posted 02-01-2016 01:56 PM 771 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I usually try to make some wood item for kids birthday parties in my family. My nephew recently had a party with a fishing theme. I decided to make him a fishing set from some scrap wood pieces. I am a beginner on the lathe, so I am still learning and need practice, but I really enjoyed making this set.

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#1 posted 02-01-2016 02:43 PM

Cool project. Some of those fish are pretty big, you may have to make a net too. ha ha

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 02-03-2016 09:36 AM

What a great set! Love toys that operate on imagination instead of batteries. The different kinds of bark to make different fish is an inspired detail! What is the ‘worm’ construction? Thanks for sharing and welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- God bless, Candy

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#3 posted 02-03-2016 12:52 PM

Candy – Thanks for the comments. The worm’s head and tail are pecan wood turned on the lathe. The worm body is electrical wire.

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