30" Padouk, Ash and African Mahogany Landing Net

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Project by woodnteeth posted 05-30-2013 03:27 AM 1748 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another net that I made recently. The padauk was very hard to work with as it is very hard and doesn’t bend well. Enough clamps and some good adhesive for veneering does the trick. My jig is just made of 3/4” MDF coated with varnish so it doesn’t soak water when it is bent.

-- Alan

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#1 posted 05-30-2013 09:31 AM

Great lookng net, I always like looking at these and might have to give it a try very soon. Thx for sharing.

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#2 posted 05-30-2013 01:23 PM

Great looking landing net—particularly like your choice of woods!

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#3 posted 05-30-2013 01:42 PM

Very nice work.

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#4 posted 05-30-2013 03:07 PM

Really nice! where do you get the netting from?

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#5 posted 05-30-2013 03:20 PM

Thanks for viewing. I buy the net bags from They are about $25 a piece.

-- Alan

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#6 posted 05-30-2013 08:23 PM

Very nice work. So tell me, how much Padouk, Ash and African Mahogany can you land per minute with that net.

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#7 posted 05-31-2013 12:25 AM

Absolutely beautiful.

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#8 posted 05-31-2013 01:48 AM

Now that is one beautiful looking net…..Just needs a big brown in it….LOL

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#9 posted 06-09-2013 12:38 PM

very nice, it looks great.

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