Well, rod 3 is finished for our oldest son, my verison of the Driggs River Special - here's a quick video, really quick, highlighting a few aspects of making it. The reel seat is made from a 12" Ponderosa Pine log I brought back from Arizona's high country when we moved to Michigan. We lived in AZ for 10 years and I camped and hiked the high country with our sons. That piece of pine was from the aftermath of the Rodeo-Chedaski forest fire that decimated the high country...
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