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: “Inside A Split Bamboo Machine Shop”


CFFCM
06-25-2012, 03:58 PM
Monday and Tuesday- August 6 & 7
“Inside A Split Bamboo Machine Shop” A two day workshop designed for every level of interest in bamboo rodmakeing from Enthusiasts to expert.

Join Hardy World Class English Rodmakers Tom Moran and Calum Gladstone and collaborating US support team including CFFCM’s Rodmaking Workshop Coordinator Mike Canazon and Trustee Tim Abbott with others to explore the inner workings of a Bamboo Rodmakers Machine Shop.

Detailed demonstrations will accompany each component and following topic: 1.Cane selection: Traditional resources,Node matching (volumes and constancy) and proper storage. 2.Splitting the cane: tools and techniques 3.Filing and compressing nodes 4.Rough Milling 5.Taper Milling 6. Flame or blond? 7.Gluing 8.Finishing
A special presentation on the use of mills with detailed photos and video of the mills used at Hardy’s and those of the USA, including a side seminar about taper control and setting up from graphs to actual taper cutting
Discussion on each of these topics will be paced by the questions and interests of the specific group of attendees.

Highlights will include the history, comparison and casting of both the original CC de France and the Centenary Limited Edition released this year.

Pre Registration Required, Limited to 20, 2 day fee $225 includes family style meals Monday- Lunch & Dinner, Tuesday- continental Breakfast & Lunch.

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