For sale here is the book "A Master's Guide to Building a Bamboo Fly Rod" by Garrison and Carmichael. Winchester Press, 1985. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First printing of the reprint edition. Full brown cloth binding. 296pp. Photos and illustrations.
This book, considered by many to be the "Bible" of the rod building texts, explains in detail the step-by-step procedures used by the great American home-builder, Everett Garrison, developed by him over fifty years. The book starts with the raw bamboo, and works it way through the process, using over six hundred photos, until the rod is finished. There is a unique chapter that explains how Mr. Garrison developed the pleasing, yet powerful tapers that are so widely used today using his understanding of engineering principles.