Fundamentals of Building A Bamboo Fly Rod

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Author: George E. Maurer & Bernard P. Elser
Book Description:
March 2017. Softcover. 8-1/2 x 11 in. 256 pages.

Fundamentals Of Building A Bamboo Fly-Rod 2 Rev ed Rodmaker George Maurer has built some of the finest and most
innovative bamboo rods seen in a generation. He has imparted this knowledge to his student, Bernard Elser, who explains
this exacting craft in simple, precise steps, from selecting culms of bamboo to varnishing your finished rod. Each chapter
begins with a summary of the process, a list of tools, and the time needed to complete the steps described, as well as
photographs and illustrations illuminating key points throughout the book. Expert knowledge and advice for a range of
different rod designs will prove instructive to novices, hobbyists, and even the most experienced rodmakers alike. While
bamboo enjoys newfound popularity, the tools and supplies needed to craft it remain difficult to find. Now, with Fundamentals
of Building a Bamboo Fly-Rod, it is possible to create your own heirloom-quality bamboo fly rod. All that's needed is patience,
a steady hand, and Maurer and Elser's clear, detailed instructions.

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