• Spiral flaming bamboo

  • Splitting the culm

  • Six strips cut from culm

  • Removing the nodes

  • Grinding the nodes

  • Beveling strips to a triangle

  • Strips after beveling

  • Rough planning

  • Binding strips for heat treatment

  • Heat treating oven

  • Final planing on the metal form

  • Preparing strips for gluing

  • Mixing the glue

  • Applying the glue to the strips

  • Preparing cork rings for gluing

  • Cork handle in press

  • Cork handle prior to turning

  • Turning the cork handle

  • Wood pieces for reel seat insert

  • Drilling the reel seat

  • Turning the reel seat

  • Gluing reel seat to rod

  • Wrapping eyes onto the rod

  • Single red wrap with black tipping

  • Green wrapping and reel seats

  • Complete fly rod