Medium sized Fly Fishing Net : American Lacewood and Mahogany

This is a very functional net of American sycamore and mahogany.  Sycamore is sometimes called American lacewood, because of the highly figured grain when quartersawed.   After a sycamore tree came down in our neighborhood I organized a saw mill party and was able to select the boards with the best figure.  The cream colored sycamore contrasts  with deep red mahogany left over from the furniture trade.  In the early 1900's, a time when Grand Rapids was famous for the furniture industry and small amounts of a deep rich red mahogany would show up at estate sales, when I first moved here 40 years ago.

The Dickerson hoop measures 13 x 9 inches with an 8.5 inch handle. Overall length of 21.75 inches.  #837-18

pricing: $240


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