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Wooden Fly Rod Tube #14068208 07/20/21 09:02 PM
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A month ago my brother texted me a picture of a wooden fly rod tube that Orvis sells. Really fancy with some nice inlay work. He said he figured I could build something similar… challenge accepted… except without the fancy inlay work. Just finished it today. The tube is oak with walnut end caps and hand stitched leather strap. Very happy with the results. Not sure if I’ve got the picture posting process down… hopefully it works.

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Re: Wooden Fly Rod Tube [Re: Jugline Willy] #14068437 07/21/21 12:46 AM
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That is beautiful. Is the tube 8 pieces glued together? I needed one for a trip recently so I went the pvc route since i had some extra. Came out alright but nothing near as nice as that.

Re: Wooden Fly Rod Tube [Re: Dougfresh] #14068485 07/21/21 01:22 AM
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Thanks! Yes, 8 pieces glued together and shaped on a router table. I post stuff on the Instructables website… at some point I’ll post a tutorial for how I built the rod tube.


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Re: Wooden Fly Rod Tube [Re: Jugline Willy] #14068886 07/21/21 02:26 PM
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AWESOME JOB!!!!!!! thumb

Re: Wooden Fly Rod Tube [Re: Jugline Willy] #14070513 07/22/21 11:40 PM
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Outstanding work! You could certainly sell tubes like that if interested in spending the time to do it.

Re: Wooden Fly Rod Tube [Re: Jugline Willy] #14070647 07/23/21 02:01 AM
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That’s a really nice rod tube. It would go really nicely with a Tonkin cane rod!

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Re: Wooden Fly Rod Tube [Re: Jugline Willy] #14070853 07/23/21 12:39 PM
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Very nice

Re: Wooden Fly Rod Tube [Re: Jugline Willy] #14079329 07/31/21 06:22 PM
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Truly awesome. I wonder how thin you could go with those walls and get away with it? Perfect for the priceless bamboo!

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