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Birdseye, Wenge, Ash Landing Net

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Project by woodnteeth posted 05-24-2013 02:57 PM 1546 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of three shorter landing nets I’ve built recently. I’ll post some of my recent boat landing nets later. This one is about 28” long. It is is an ash and wenge frame with a birdseye maple handle. I used Waterlox marine sealer and Waterlox marine finish product for the finish, high gloss.

-- Alan





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 05-24-2013 03:15 PM

Beautiful net with great lines and use of laminates!!!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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sawdustmaker101

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#2 posted 05-24-2013 05:35 PM

wonderful, makes me want to go fishing.

-- Bob, Michigan

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Garwood

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#3 posted 05-25-2013 03:00 AM

Its a great looking net. Where do you get your rubber bags? How about postings a photo of the jig you use?

Garwood

-- Gary

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woodnteeth

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#4 posted 05-29-2013 03:55 AM

Sorry for the delayed response. Was out of town and internet use. I get my rubber bags from Brodin. I will post a picture of my jig…just need to take a picture of it.

-- Alan

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#5 posted 05-29-2013 01:24 PM

It looks great. Love the wood combo and the finish. Great job!

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#6 posted 05-29-2013 01:38 PM

As a woodworker and fisherman I love it! Did you steam bend?

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "Finished"!

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woodnteeth

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#7 posted 05-30-2013 02:57 AM

Thanks for the kind comments. I didn’t steam bend. I have a 2” piece of PVC pipe that is 10 feet long. I capped one end. I put hot water in it and soak the strips for 24 hours. About a half an hour prior to bending I switch the water out with fresh, hot water. I then pull it out and bend it around the jig.

-- Alan

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woodnteeth

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#8 posted 05-30-2013 03:02 AM

I’ll post a picture of my jig with another net that I am going to post now.

-- Alan

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