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Project by John posted 1361 days ago 1405 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

All credit for design goes to Mark Blabaum

Wood is Paduk, maple and black dyed veneer. Finish is superglue. Auctioned the rod off at our Fly Fishing clubs annual fund raising auction.

-- Brain the size of a planet and they have me parking cars.





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darryl

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#1 posted 1361 days ago

it’s beautiful and your finish looks amazing!

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lew

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#2 posted 1361 days ago

Beautiful!! Love the “Knot”

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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wseand

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#3 posted 1361 days ago

A real treasure.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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Cozmo35

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#4 posted 1361 days ago

John, That is a great piece! Thank you (and Mark) for posting the instructions!! I have always wondered how that was done. I am putting this on my “to do” list. THANKS!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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Ilija

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#5 posted 1361 days ago

Respect dude, love the “knot”!

-- Ilija Trajkoski

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Knothead62

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#6 posted 1361 days ago

Be-you-tiful!!!! Solid wood grips are rather unique. I’m surprised you didn’t put any trim wraps on the rod but I’m thinking you wanted to focus on the grip.

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Dennisgrosen

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#7 posted 1361 days ago

waow thats an eyecatcher even if it never catch a fish…LOL

thank´s for sharing
bend and crack

Dennis

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TMcG

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#8 posted 1361 days ago

Oh my, that’s just fantastic !

There’s just the excuse I needed to get a lathe ! Thanks

-- http://wood.mcgivern.org

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Toughskin

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#9 posted 1361 days ago

Beautiful. Love the work you did with this. I don’t know if I could take it fishing!

-- Dan - Marion, Iowa - Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone

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imallchalkedup

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#10 posted 1361 days ago

Now that is a cool idea, gotta make one now, great job on yours though and thanks for sharing.

-- RStadler

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grosa

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#11 posted 1360 days ago

That is a very attractive fly rod. Amazing job. You should be proud of this one.

-- Have a great day.

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mtnwild

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#12 posted 1360 days ago

Beautiful!!!!

What a prize for the winner!! That’s a collector piece, nice…............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Tim29

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#13 posted 1359 days ago

Very nice.

-- Tim, Nevada MO

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