Which Birds?

For this custom build, I made 3 sets of rings to bookend the maple burl handle section, each going with a different color of end collar, white, black, and brown. The rings are within a few hundredths of their final size and the seagull pockets are filled with epoxy. Each ring has the same pattern […]

Comparing 10 Shaft Wood Species

(The image above shows the shafts below when under black light. Notice the black locust glows…. Also, some time during this read you’ll want to see the table at the end. The terms are defined shortly before the table.) Folks are generally concerned with both the look of the shaft and the play. I’ll address […]