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Project by GerardoArg1 posted 07-06-2013 02:38 PM 836 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone.
Several months ago I decided to try making a fishing net. So I read the various signs and put to work.
I have no possibility to bend with steam, so only got two weeks soaking strips algarrobo and pine laminate thought. I noticed that if the wood is well cut the grain does not break when bent (despite being algarrobo is hardwood). You always have to do it carefully.
So get to put everything together, gluing, drying wait, make the handles (cedar), sand, etc.
Finally finished and had everything I needed … the net?. My brother offered to do in exchange … one for him!. The change suited me because I had never done anything like that.
Finally several coats of varnish, and I really like the finished product.
The whole process took me a LONG time. Because I was with little free time and the network was another long processed. But finally I have this to show you.
In several parts of laminated not stick well because I had a few presses, and also gave it shape without a mold, but as a first attempt I think this pretty well.
Thanks for looking, and any comments or indication is beneficial.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 07-06-2013 03:38 PM

Very very nice. You did a great job on these and my favorite is the long handled one. These are really nice for your first attempt!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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MonteCristo

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#2 posted 07-06-2013 03:41 PM

Superb ! Amazing for a first attempt with few tools. Congratulations ! They are very handsome.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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KOVA

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#3 posted 07-06-2013 04:42 PM

GENIO DEL LAMINADO LOCO!!!!!
ESAS RAQUETAS QUEDARON DE FÁBRICA!!!!!!
EXCELENTE TRABAJO :-)

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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aussiedave

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#4 posted 07-07-2013 02:19 AM

Very nice nets…well done

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Buckethead

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#5 posted 07-07-2013 02:41 AM

They look great! How much better they will look with a hefty fish inside. :-)

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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Jim Rowe

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#6 posted 07-07-2013 05:19 PM

Very nice! What fish do you use them for? Do you have trout in your part of Argentina?
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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bazz135uk

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#7 posted 07-08-2013 10:20 PM

GOOD WORK:: INOVATIVE THATS WHAT WOOD WORK SHOULD BE :: VERY CREATIVE :: THINK OF A SUITABLE PRODUCT THEN WORK OUT IN YOUR MIND HOW TO MAKE IT :: WELL DONE :;
HOPE YOU CATCH SOME FISH :: GOOD LUCK ::

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 07-09-2013 03:29 PM

Wow! What great looking fish nets and for a 1st try! Great technique, shape and wood choices. Well done!

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