Fly box & Landing Net frame

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Project by Vagabond55 posted 03-29-2010 05:57 PM 5133 views 10 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Second trial of fly fishing goods.
Smaller box fit for my wading vest.
Bending shape of landing net is easy on my back to carry.
I can not wait fishing season.
Wooops,, I need to get the net itself…

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#1 posted 03-29-2010 06:16 PM

Very nice set you have made there..

Thanks for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#2 posted 03-29-2010 06:22 PM

That’s real nice.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#3 posted 03-29-2010 06:39 PM

Very sharp Vagabond55

-- bill

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#4 posted 03-29-2010 06:54 PM

Beautiful pieces!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 03-29-2010 07:16 PM

The only problem is that I would be afraid to get them wet! :)

Those really are great pieces. Thanks for sharing.

-- David from Indiana --

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#6 posted 03-29-2010 07:47 PM

Very nice! One thing I love about this is that the fly box will most certainly float if dropped in the water – believe it or not, I had one sink like a stone a few years back – honest!

Great job!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#7 posted 03-29-2010 09:18 PM

Very pretty. I think I would be reluctant to let it get wet myself. Do you also make your own flyrods?

-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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#8 posted 03-29-2010 10:26 PM


-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#9 posted 03-30-2010 02:59 AM

Great job. The net and fly box are wonderful. Happy fishing.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#10 posted 03-30-2010 03:52 AM

Beautiful pieces. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#11 posted 03-30-2010 12:56 PM

At first I thought it was a mirror & compact! What grand fishing items. I too would worry about getting them wet, but they sure would make my fishing day a bit nicer!

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#12 posted 03-30-2010 02:27 PM

Very nice! I thought that no net was your version of catch and release.

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#13 posted 03-30-2010 03:25 PM

ha ha ha ha …..LOL
loved you nearly forgotten
one of the most importen thing
and they are great looking both
of them and I like the way you
have twistet the net from the
design we see most
very well done


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#14 posted 03-30-2010 03:57 PM

I like your work. I’m also a fly fisherman.
Did you steam bend the rim of the landing net?

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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#15 posted 03-30-2010 04:29 PM

I put the sliced wood into the bath tub
with hot water filled for over night.
Then, just before setting to the template, I soaked into
boiled water. Some of the species are OK with this method.
The biggest issue of this method is that
I have to wake up early enough before my wife finds some serpentines in the bath tub.
I believe that steam bend shall work better.
P.S. my favorite is small creek in deep mountain.

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