Tom Key will be teaching the rod building classes. Tom is an expert rod builder having built numerous bamboo, fiberglass, and graphite rods over the years. Albert Yi, who has many years of experience in rod building will assist him.

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The seminar will take place over 6 nights - Tuesday's and Thursday's beginning January 16th and 18th and then continue after a two (2) week break --- the break between the first sessions and the following classes will give members time to buy blanks and materials they need to build a rod. Continue on February 6th and 8th, and February 13th and 15th.

Sessions begin at 7:00pm,  Moreland Apts Activities Center

4375 Payne Ave, San Jose, CA

Cost is $20 - Space is limited to 12 members -- Sign up at the December meeting - For information contact Mason Seim

Topics will include:

Ÿ  An overview of rod building

Ÿ  Selecting a fly rod blank

Ÿ  Marking the spline

Ÿ  Tools and materials used in building fly rods

Ÿ  Attaching reel seats

Ÿ  Building and attaching cork handles

Ÿ  Guide spacing and wrapping

Ÿ  Finishing coats - marking your fly rod - slow drying motors

Ÿ  Resources and answering questions

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