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My first Landing Net. 4 Layers of Curly Maple, Indian Ebony, Lace Wood, and Persimmon.Left over hard maple is used for the grip.
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#1 posted 02-08-2010 06:39 AM
A unique project and looks very well done.
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#2 posted 02-08-2010 01:05 PM
Very nice landing net indeed. I noticed from the pictures that it’s about 7” across. So it’s a Prototype, right?
The 12 Pound Bass (okay 10 Pound) and 4 Foot Muskie (okay 3.5 Foot) I catch MOST of the time wouldn’t fit in there!! Just Kidding Mr. Vagabond! ;-}
WOW!! What a Great Site This Is! Here I am, a New Member from CANADA, talking to Fellow Woodworker in JAPAN, about his Great Looking WOODEN Landing Net!
Now That’s what I call ”A Good Thing!”
-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick
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#3 posted 02-08-2010 02:24 PM
Looks great, when does the trout go in it?
-- Stanley, North Georgia
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#4 posted 02-08-2010 04:26 PM
Nice project, so what kind of fish are you landing with it?
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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#5 posted 02-08-2010 04:43 PM
Very nice!. I have made a couple nets out of ash and walnut. They are fun but challenging to make.
-- Dennis, http://www.maplegrovewoodworks.com/ http://twitter.com/#!/MpleGrvWoodwrks
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#6 posted 02-08-2010 10:04 PM
Really nice work!
-- Tim, Tallahasse FL
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#7 posted 02-09-2010 05:18 AM
that is a beautiful net I made myself one a few years back they are fun I like yours better just because its new
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#8 posted 02-09-2010 01:25 PM
Dennis,, thank you for your comment.Your inlay fish looks so good. I wish I could make such a nice looking inlay.
#9 posted 02-09-2010 01:34 PM
Rick, it is so nice to hear from Canada where winter Olympic is about to begin.Yeh,, the PROTOTYPE landing net is even bulky for my fishing trip.Next one will be a bit smaller than this one.Since my nation is less than 10% of your nation, the net is so small.Best wishes for the Winter Olympic.
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#10 posted 02-10-2010 12:17 AM
nice first one but didn´t you forgot something importen
Rick now you have been around the globebecourse I´m from Denmark
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#11 posted 03-29-2010 06:45 PM
Great job! do you mind if I ask how you cut the recess for the net string? I’ve made several of these myself and i cut the recess by hand, but it always gives me problems. I’m guessing there has to be a better way than what I’m doing.
#12 posted 03-29-2010 08:53 PM
Mike I have used a v file to score and then a round file works greatand I have tryed the router metodewith a round rasp in a micro router the same way you use a minidrill like proxonyou can use a tablerouter if you wantsor you can use a scratchplanethere is a lot of ways you can do it
hope this help you
#13 posted 03-30-2010 03:52 AM
MikeI made a simple jig with used jig saw blade.Cut out the blade about 1/2” long （even used blade has enough portion)Grind out teeth leaving 2,3teeth in the middlecut a slit to the center of a small block of wood(1” cubic)insert the blade into the slit of the block.glue small piece of wood to the block as a guide to follow the flame outer rim.now you can easily make recess with the width of blade and the depth of bladeextrusion from the block.
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#14 posted 03-30-2010 03:58 PM
Very nice work, love it. I would be interested in knowing how your bending your frames and etc. I have done a few of these but nothing like yours. Would love to see and know how your doing the bending.
-- Roger From Vinton
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