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DIGGER: Portrait of a Bamboo Rod Maker

By: N/A

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Stonykill Films: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190042

ISBN: 0971004315

Condition: As New


For over 50 years, Francis Degere has been making bamboo fly rods in his Adams, Massachusetts home. "Digger," as he is known, spends 100 hours handcrafting each split-cane rod from a single culm of bamboo. His skills and techniques are revealed as he teaches the craft to his apprenctice, Fred Moran, thus passing on the torch to the next generation. Shot in documentary style, this film is more than a document of a man and his craft, more than a how-to guide: it is... View more info

The Planing Form 25 Year Index 1990-2014

By: Barch R.J. (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hasting, MI, Alder Creek Enterprises, Inc: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190098

Condition: New


[4], 173 pp. The Planing Form An International Newsletter 25 Year Index 1990-2014 (issues #1- 150) View more info

The Planing Form An International Newsletter for Split Bamboo Rod Makers 1990-2014

By: Barch R.J. (editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hasting, MI, Alder Creek Enterprises, Inc: 2017

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 190100

Condition: New


The Planing Form: An International Newsletter for Split Bamboo Rod Makers 1990-2014 (issues #1-150) Now available on a DVD with all 150 back issues of The Planing Form (years 1990 to 2014). More than 1,500 pages of rod making history by dates, titles, authors, tapers, ads and places/events! Among these pages a reader will get more than a glimpse into a craft turned art so come and take an over-the-shoulder look at the world of split bamboo rods and r... View more info

Best of the Planing Form (Vol 1)

By: Barch R.J., & McKeon Robert, (editors)

Price: $26.96

Publisher: Hastings MI, Alder Creek Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition, Later Printing

Seller ID: 190020

ISBN: 0965766306

Condition: New


208 pp. A collection of articles, drawings, essays & anecdotes by today's bamboo rodmakers from around the world. Whether a craftsmen looking for technical detail or just an interested observer of the art, readers will enjoy this fascinating glimpse at world of split bamboo rods & rodmaking. Charts, drawings & B/W photos. View more info

Best of the Planing Form II (Vol 2)

By: Barch R.J., & McKeon Robert, (editors)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Hastings MI, Alder Creek Publishing:

Edition: First Edition, Later Printing

Seller ID: 190019

ISBN: 0965766381

Condition: New


208 pp. An exciting exploration into the world of modern split bamboo rodmaking. Discover the latest creative genius from professional & amateur craftsmen worldwide. Latest trends, techniques, & innovations found in today's world of split bamboo rodmaking. Charts, drawings & B&W photos. View more info

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FLY RODS GALORE. Classic and Contemporary Approaches to Split Bamboo Rod Making.

By: Barnes, George W.

Price: $62.96

Publisher: Hastings MI, Alder Creek Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 190017

ISBN: 0965766373

Condition: As New


206 pp View more info

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FLY RODS GALORE. Classic and Contemporary Approaches to Split Bamboo Rod Making.

By: Barnes, George W.

Price: $46.80

Publisher: Hastings MI, Alder Creek Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 190029

ISBN: 0965766373

Condition: As New


206 pp Signed by author on a Bookplate affixed to the FFEP View more info

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FLY RODS GALORE. Classic and Contemporary Approaches to Split Bamboo Rod Making.

By: Barnes, George W.

Price: $44.96

Publisher: Hastings MI, Alder Creek Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190032

ISBN: 0965766373

Condition: New


206 pp View more info

Oregon Bamboo

By: Beelart, Joseph

Price: $72.00

Publisher: Wilamette, OR, Wilamette City Trading: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 190033

ISBN: 0979091209

Condition: As New


321 pp. Explore the history, making, & use of bamboo fly rods in Oregon. Meet cane rod makers, restorers, manufacturers, & enthusiasts through in-depth interviews & photos. View more info

Howells: The Bamboo Fly Rods & Fly Fishing Legacy of Gary H. Howells

By: Beelart, Joseph H.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Cincinatti, The Whitefish Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 190095

ISBN: 193670255X

Condition: As New


[6], i-vi, 203 pp. [1 ad] View more info

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Making Strip-Built Fly Rods from Various Woods on a Lathe

By: Betts, John

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 190048

ISBN: 1571884114

Condition: As New


178 pp. One of the Limited Edition of 150 copies bound in leather. Each volume has a signed original pencil drawing by the author dedicated to that particular volume. No two drawings are the same. Originally self-published as an elegant hand-drawn and hand-written journal. With ordinary skills and standard woodworking tools, Betts shows how you too can build durable strip-built fly rods from native and exotic hard and soft woods on a lathe View more info

CREATING THE GARRISON FLY ROD

By: Carmichael, Hoagy B.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: New York, Bamboo Rod Fly Fishing: 2006

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 710012

Condition: As New


This entertaining video, the only existing film of any classic rodmaker, shows the great Everett Garrison in his workshop, demonstrating & explaining how he made his world famous bamboo fly rods. Beginning with splitting the raw bamboo, he details his own procedures, using his unusual binding machine, silk winding technique, & unique varnishing tanks, until we see a completed rod, ready for the river. A great companion to the classic rodbuilding book by Everett Garrison,... View more info

CREATING THE GARRISON FLY ROD

By: Carmichael, Hoagy B.

Price: $89.99

Publisher: New York, Bamboo Rod Fly Fishing: 2005

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 710060

Condition: As New


This entertaining video, the only existing film of any classic rodmaker, shows the great Everett Garrison in his workshop, demonstrating & explaining how he made his world famous bamboo fly rods. Beginning with splitting the raw bamboo, he details his own procedures, using his unusual binding machine, silk winding technique, & unique varnishing tanks, until we see a completed rod, ready for the river. A great companion to the classic rodbuilding book by Everett Garrison,... View more info

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Handcrafting Bamboo Fly Rods

By: Cattanach, Wayne

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Lyons Press: 2000

Edition: Revised Second Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 190015

ISBN: 155821769X

Condition: As New


224 pp. Detailed, comprehensive guide to all aspects of making fine bamboo fly rods. Entire process is detailed, from hard, raw bamboo to beautiful finished rod with clear, step-by-step instructions. Includes: best supplies, tools & materials, heat treaters, rod taper, weight, stagger bamboo strips, mount reel seat, ferrules, tip top, + much more. View more info

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TROUT GRASS: A DOCUMENTARY

By: Duncan, David James

Price: $26.96

Publisher: Volcano Motion Pictures,: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 710006

ISBN: 9492252481

Condition: New


Trout Grass is an evocative journey into the passion of fly fishing while revealing the magical process of cultivating natural fibers into a functional work of art. From the verdant hillsides of Southern China to a dusty workshop & the clear rivers of Montana, this story reveals what the spirit of unseen hands can do for the soul. Writer David James Duncan's first film script takes us inside the heart of one of America's most beloved story-tellers, as we learn how plying... View more info

Amateur Rod Making: The Writings of Judge Fitz James Fitch

By: Fitch, Fitz James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cincinatti, Whitefish Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190073

Condition: As New


152 pp. New. One of 100 copies of the limited edition. In 1882, E.C.Z. Judson--the famed angling writer known internationally as Ned Buntline--wrote to the new journal The American Angler that "the finest amateur rods...I have ever seen, are made...by Judge Fitch, a great fisherman, of Prattsvile, New York. Will he favor the readers of The Angler with a description of the make, weight, and wood used...?" With this one short paragraph, Judson set in motion events... View more info

Amateur Rodmaking

By: Frazer, Perry D

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1949

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 170003

Condition: Near Fine


220 pp. [1914] Book: Hardcover in turqoise buckram. A nice clean copy. Small neat previous owner's name & date at top edge of FFEP. View more info

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Playing With Fire: The Life and Fly Rods of E.W. Edwards

By: Garner, Patrick

Price: $112.46

Publisher: Cincinatti, Whitefish Press: 2008

Seller ID: 190052

Condition: As New


frontis, [4], iv, 207 pp. 2nd limited edition of 150 hardcover copies. These have cloth boards with gold lettering. They are not signed or numbered, and come with a clear mylar dust jacket. View more info

A Master's Guide to Building a Bamboo Fly Rod

By: Garrison, Everett; Carmichael, Hoagy B.

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Katonah NY, Martha's Glen Publishing Co.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190093

ISBN: 0811703525

Condition: Very Good


xix, 296 pp.[4] View more info

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Fishing Bamboo : An Angler's Passion for the Traditional Fly Rod

By: Gierach, John

Price: $13.46

Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The: 2007

Edition: First Trade Paper

Seller ID: 190039

ISBN: 159921217X

Condition: As New


128 pp. Celebrates the art of the bamboo fly rod & offers a detailed & memorable portrait of the pleasures of "fishing bamboo." Has a helpful bibliography & lists of reliable rod dealers & modern bamboo rod-makers. A classic intro to bamboo rods & to the subculture of people who make, buy, collect & fish with them. B&W illustrations View more info