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fbbfr.jpg Fundamentals of Building A Bamboo Fly Rod
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Fundamentals of Building A Bamboo Fly Rod by George E. Maurer & Bernard P. Elser Step-step guide to the craft of rod building hand-made, heirloom quality bamboo fly rods. Each chapter begins with a list of tools and time needed to complete the step described. Photos and illustrations illuminate key points. 95 B/W illustrations. 8.5x11 inches, 240 pgs. Softcover.

7704.jpg Handcrafting Bamboo Fly Rods
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Handcrafting Bamboo Fly Rods by Wayne Cattanach
Detailed, comprehensive guide to all aspects of making fine bamboo fly rods. Representing pinnacle of fly-fishing art: its apparent simplicity & delicacy belie craftsmanship & strength that are the hallmarks of all great rods Begins in China. where Tonkin bamboo takes 8 years to develop qualities that distinguish it from all other materials. Entire process is detailed, from hard, raw bamboo to beautiful finished rod with clear, step- by-step instructions. Includes: best supplies, tools & materials, heat theaters, rod taper. weight. stagger bamboo strips, mount reel seat, ferrules, tip top, plus much more. B/w photos & line drawings throughout: 8.5x1I inches. 288 pgs. Softcover

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