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Project by Brandon Whelan posted 07-22-2012 01:37 AM 1925 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a fishing rod stand that I made for my girl friend’s father who is a die hard fisherman. At the time I didn’t know too much about wood working so it was quite a learning experience. Looking back with what I know now I would have done a few things differently. It would have also been nice if I had a router at the time to dress it up a little more. Other than that I am pretty happy with the way it turned out.





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#1 posted 07-22-2012 02:33 AM

Way to go, Brandon. That is one nice fishing pole rack. you’ll get a lot of use from it to keep you poles neatly stored to avoid damage!!............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 07-22-2012 04:39 AM

looks good

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#3 posted 07-22-2012 11:12 AM

Well done! I’ve found that the hardest part of fishing racks is getting the spacing right so the reels don’t touch.

I think you will say/think “Looking back with what I know now, I would have done…” after you finish every project, for the rest of your days as a woodworker. I know I do.

-- Steve

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#4 posted 07-23-2012 10:40 PM

Very nice- if he has any empty spaces, he needs to fill them ASAP. Then you can build him another one!

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#5 posted 08-08-2012 01:49 AM

Very cool, I need one of these!

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