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sstrength

Member Since 07 Jul 2015
Offline Last Active Apr 11 2019 12:21 PM
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In Topic: CTS Build

26 September 2017 - 12:07 PM

Let me start out by saying that I know very little about woodworking.  

I turned the wood first to just slightly bigger than the finished grip.  I then added the cork and shaped.  I was concerned the transition from cork to wood might not be clean because of the difference in hardness when sanding.  Was afraid I would remove too much cork and not enough wood.   This was the first one I tried, but may get some cheap wood and try the other route.  Again, this is what worked for me.  

Thanks again for the kind words.


In Topic: CTS Build

14 September 2017 - 03:39 PM

Thank you kind sir! I'm still relatively new at this, but getting better each build. This is the first wood/ cork handle I've turned and am pretty pleased with it. Thanks again.

In Topic: Sage 9' 5wt.

05 October 2016 - 08:22 PM

Thanks all. Just looking for a little hobby on the side and really enjoy doing it.

In Topic: Sage 9' 5wt.

04 October 2016 - 04:57 PM

Thank you all for the kind words. Do you all think this rod is saleable? Open to criticism also. Just trying to get better.

In Topic: Sage 9' 5wt.

03 October 2016 - 11:34 PM

Thank you, Johnrun.