Resources for Beginning Rod Builders
(or buy a complete kit)
|In addition to the components rod builders use a rod wrapper, thread tensioner, rod dryer and tools for cutting thread, burnishing, a pick, etc. Tools specifically for rod building can be purchased. It is possible to use some tools from fishing or tying (nippers, scissors, etc.) Rods have been built using a cardboard box with V’s cut in as a wrapper and a book can be used to tension thread.You can find complete component kits for under $50.00. Some sources for components and tools are listed below.
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