1 edition of Constructing Cane Rods found in the catalog.
Source title: Constructing Cane Rods: Secrets of the Bamboo Fly Rod
|Statement||Echo Point Books & Media|
|Publishers||Echo Point Books & Media|
|LC Classifications||Sep 02, 2016|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 69 p. :|
|Number of Pages||59|
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The purpose of all this is to wrap upholstery thread around the rod and bind the pieces together. The rest of the wheels — made from old pulleys — are simply there to guide the string. 003 inch wider than called for, and plane a spare strip of bamboo. I like to think of the stages as lumberjack, cabinetmaker and finisher. An all-color book by master rod builder, Ray Gould.
It has little "snippets" of information Constructing Cane Rods helps bring everything together for the first time builder. Gluing the Rod Together When the strips have been planed to final dimension, it is time to glue them together.
The easiest and fastest way to get the strips you need is to split the culm the way Windsor chair makers rive a chair back from a log, and for the same reason.
With learned and interesting introductions and appendices of additional materials, you won't want to miss any of these little gems. At this point, you make a couple of minor adjustments. Some bamboo fly rod makers use a bench grinder or belt sander to remove much of this node material prior to flattening them with heat, to help expedite the process.
Fortunately, bamboo bends when heated.
You need to get rid of the bumps and deal with the bends that typically occur around them.
Measure with your dial calipers as you go, and if the sides differ, plane the short side until they are equal.
The rods are given three coats of varnish before the hardware is attached.