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MAKING BAMBOO BLANKS
Author: Golden Witch Technologies
Publisher: Spruce Creek Fly Company, May 2012
Using the methods originally taught by Daryll Whitehead, then refined through years of custom & light production rod making in the Golden Witch Rod Shop, Russ Gooding & his team will guide you from selecting the raw culm to the finished blank. VHS, 60 min.
Using the methods originally taught by Daryll Whitehead, then refined through years of custom and light production rod making in the Golden Witch rod shop, Russ Gooding and his team will guide you from selecting the raw culm to the finished blank.
Broken into discrete steps, you?ll discover that making bamboo blanks is a surprisingly straightforward process. This video focuses on blank making, not as a mechanical engineering exercise replete with arcane formulae, but as an accessible craft to which all anglers can aspire. Bamboo is potent, yet sublime. Try it!
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ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Russ Gooding is a professional bamboo rodmaker and the owner of Golden Witch Technologies, Inc. He and his wife, Erica, have written and photographed articles for RodMaker Magazine, Hunting & Fishing Collectibles Magazine, Powerfibers.com, and other venues. The GWT Video Series expands on their commitment to rodmaking education. Fish Wood!
Tim Flagler, the cameraman and cutting room maven behind Tightline Productions, LLC, was employed by an educational videography firm for thirteen years before he and his wife, Joan, founded their own angling oriented video company. His expert eye, his extensive training in the art of educating through visual media, not to mention his insatiable curiosity about bamboo rodmaking, are evident through-out the GWT Video Series.