BF Bamboo rod #2
This will be my 4th built and the 2nd one for the year 2010. It was faster this time as the rough strip were done last year. This will be another integrated bamboo ferrule bamboo rod based on Sir "D" 7' 4wt taper. I have to modify it slightly to incorporated the swell for the bamboo ferrule and swell at butt section. This blank was made from bamboo from Bernam river and the power fiber of this bamboo looks promising. Construction of the bamboo ferrule was easier this time compared to my 1st…
Writing on rods
One of the hallmarks of rod builder Dave Lewis' work is the handwritten details on each rod. The writing is done by Dave's wife Mary Lu and in this article Dave briefly explains how to obtain the best results when writing on rods.