Rod-Building Guide-Tom Kirkman
Tom Kirkman is editor of Rod Maker magazine. Think you need an engineering degree to build your own rod? Think again. Building your own rod is challenging, rewarding, and fun! 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. Rod-Building Guide will guarantee your rod-building experience is comfortable, successful, and fun.