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mandolinmason

Member Since 15 Nov 2005
Offline Last Active May 05 2018 10:56 AM
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The Masters Guide to Building a Bamboo Flyrod

08 October 2015 - 12:45 PM

Times have gotten tough and I'm forced to sell my copy of the Bible. Asking 150 obo.

 

Thanks for looking. I want it to go to a good home.

 

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Blade sharpening guide question.

25 March 2015 - 09:43 PM

I'm using one of these blade guides where 38mm equals 30*. Does anyone know how many mm would give me a bevel of 37*? I had been using a secondary bevel of 45* and I'd like to try something different. I lost my calculator and don't have the trig tables memorized. Thanks

Looking for downsizing ideas.

20 March 2015 - 10:19 PM

I HAVEN'T BUILT A ROD IN FIVE YEARS!  Long story short, got divorced, lost my shop space.  Since then I've not moved into a suitable place that is conducive to rod building. I had to get rid of my workbenches, but managed to keep everything else.  I'm in a small apartment and I'm curious how others have tackled this issue. Dip tube is definitely a problem. I've read the pinned post on pouring finish, but I fear change. Anyway, how have you other spatially challenged builders solved this? Bench ideas, pour ideas, anything.

 

Thanks,

BRM