Rod Building Guide: Fly, Spinning, Casting, Trolling - Tom Kirkman
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Softcover - 8.5x11 inches, 50 pgs.
Think you need an engineering degree to build your own rod? Think again. Building your own rod is challenging, rewarding, & fun! Covers: blanks & components; rod-building tools; adhesive & bonding techniques; understanding rod spine; grip, handle, & seat assembly; guide placement, prep & wrapping, & more. Easy-to-understand text. A book a beginner can understand & from which an old pro can learn some new techniques. 100 full color photos.
Whether you’re trying to while away the winter months, create the best-performing rod possible, or you are just trying to save a few bucks, Rod-Building Guide will show you how. Tom covers: blanks and components; rod-building tools; adhesive and bonding techniques; understanding rod spine; grip, handle, and seat assembly; guide placement, guide prep and wrapping; finishing; and more. This is a book a beginner can understand and from which an old pro can learn some new techniques. So don’t let this fascinating activity intimidate you any longer, Rod-Building Guide will guarantee your rod-building experience is comfortable, successful, and fun.