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Project by GMman posted 04-20-2008 01:45 AM 1640 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The lamp is and old fishing pole , the clock the numbers are fishing flies made by my son who is a fly fisherman a good one at that , fishing pole I hand made the reel is a bobbin of a sewing machine , the net is from a bag like the ones when you buy onions painted green…. Those were done long time ago

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#1 posted 04-20-2008 02:26 AM

Very clever they look great

-- Wood Chuck (Bruce)

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#2 posted 04-20-2008 02:55 AM

Very nice! I like the use of the old rod/reel for the lamp.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#3 posted 04-20-2008 03:06 AM

Great ideas for old fly fishing equipment. Thanks for posting.

God bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 04-20-2008 03:07 AM


These are very nice projects and are quite unique. The clock and the lamp are certainly ones that any fisherman would appreciate.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Jiri Parkman

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#5 posted 04-20-2008 08:54 AM

Original ideas. Looks good.

-- Jiri

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#6 posted 04-20-2008 02:54 PM

Now what would be really cool is if the lamp turned on and off by cranking the reel!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#7 posted 04-20-2008 04:06 PM

GMman, Terrific Idea’s, I love Fly fishing myself, so does my brother. You’ve just given me a great Idea for his next gift. He’ll simply love a Fly Fishing Lamp.. Thanks your brother in woodworking John

-- Your Brother in WoodWorking John, Pittsburgh , PA.

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#8 posted 04-20-2008 04:15 PM

Now that I have better tools I could do a better looking base did not have a router then now I have 6 of them

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#9 posted 04-21-2008 07:07 AM

That must be hard to reel in a fish, especially with that tiny net. (haha) Cool projects.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#10 posted 01-17-2010 06:37 PM

Love it, Love it, Love it….. But there is something fishy about this project…. But I see the light !!
Well done… ( 3 thumbs up )

-- ~~ Remember You can't saw... What you can't see ~~

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#11 posted 10-26-2010 06:21 AM

ohmygosh! my Dad has to have one!

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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