Tip #11 - Engine Turning Reel Parts

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Tip #11 - Engine Turning Reel Parts

Postby TheEclecticAngler » Thu Nov 03, 2011 4:58 pm

From the November, 2011 issue of The Eclectic Angler Newsletter. You can subscribe to have the Newsletter delivered right to your inbox.

This month's tip describes engine turning - a technique to apply a decorative "fish scale" like pattern to metal. And as an added bonus, we've created a short (less than 2 minutes) video to demonstrate how its done!

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Re: Tip #11 - Engine Turning Reel Parts

Postby fishketcha » Sun Nov 13, 2011 2:33 pm


A very good demonstration on engine turning indeed...I will be getting back to that soon.

How about an engraving demo?

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Re: Tip #11 - Engine Turning Reel Parts

Postby eclecticguy » Sun Nov 13, 2011 9:12 pm

Thanks Wayne, you were the inspiration for this as you know!

You mean like full out engraving! I've been working off and on for about a year now to learn it. Maybe someday!

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