Jan 16, 2012· Morgan Hand Mill - posted in Bamboo Rods - General: Any of you use the MHM? Is it really worth the money? Can you use sawed strips? I've been thinking about buying a MHM or building a power mill I would have no problem using sawn strips with a power mill but what about the hand mill?
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I believe Tom Morgan made 615 cutters for his mill because that was the angle Winston cut there splin That makes sense since Tom was involved with Winston for so long I'm guessing that Winston's original thinking was along the lines I indicated (Jerry Madigan) I use a mill to cut my strips
Apr 18, 2012· I'm building rods with the Morgan hand mill and even Tom Morgan says "sawed strips work great on the mill" Does someone just need bamboo thats really straight for it to work? what to look for? I really don't care about grain run-out but if i could get strips straight by doing this I'm thinking of building a gang-saw
Mar 19, 2008· When using the Tom Morgan Hand Mill you do not need to spend so much time for sharpening the blades, only for the rough planing if not using a cutter Once the hand mill is adjusted and the stop position locked it goes very fast to produce strips With the hand mill the challenge is gone - every strip will be perfect
Tom Morgan corresponds with a customer about a Tom Morgan Hand Mill at his office in Manhattan , A bamboo rod, bag and tube made at Tom Morgan's Rodsmiths are shown on a ,
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Soon after I bought the Winston Rod Company in 1973, bamboo rods began to lose their popularity in favor of graphite rods It is very satisfying to me to see the resurgence of interest in making and fishing bamboo rods The Morgan Hand Mill has revolutionized the way bamboo rods are planed by amateurs and professionals alike
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May 08, 2009· I'm planning to purchase a Morgan Hand Mill later this year, and have a question for any of you who might be using the MHM with a Bellinger Little Giant for rough beveling , I can't believe that I overlooked Tom Morgan's description of the steel bamboo clamp on his website, which is obviously designed to address the very problem that I .
Mar 02, 2008· First of all, dealing with Tom Morgan is an absolute pleasure He is very responsive to all questions and strives to satisfy his customers There was a bit of a delay in receiving my MHM, but it had to do with a problem in production of the actual hand mill that was out of Tom's control
If used properly, they are superior to hand planing and the Morgan Hand Mill, and in a discussion on this subject, my friend Tom Morgan, former owner of the RL Winston Rod Company a company that has ALWAYS milled their rods, and maker and marketer of the Hand Mill, agreed , Short of using a mill for bamboo rod building Music Tom Petty .
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Morgan also enlisted the help of Tom Wandishin, a master machinist, to build the first hand mill “We planned the first strip at the machine shop and it worked,” says Clay, who took the bed and the hand mill home and started working on it “The hand mill has revolutionized how bamboo ,
For me, bamboo is the ideal material for making fly rods With proper use and balance of design concepts such as hollow-building, reduced weight joining methods, and cutting edge component use, I never any more feel the need to reach for graphite This is true for me even of two handed rods up to 13 ft and 9 ft #10 weight Tarpon rods
Tom Morgan Troutrods - Bamboo Rods Perhaps the greatest reason is bamboo rods have been the foundation of our modern fly fishing heritage since the late 1800sIn the beginning of our rod-making business, we didn't think it would be practical to build bamboo rods since we would have to make a power-milling machine, a daunting.
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Dec 25, 2010· Bamboo rod building equipment for sale – Morgan Handmill etc - posted in RodBuildingForum Recent Topics: This set up includes all the equipment needed to build blanks all the way down to the glue The planing form is the Tom Morgan Handmill which comes with all the anvils for roughing and finishing butts and tips I have also purchased from Tom the 92 degree head for ,
Tom's Handmill Content Tom Morgan Rodsmiths The Hand Mill effectively eliminates this problem During the fall of 2003 the machine shop that had been making my Hand Mill planes looked as if the summer of 2004, and we have been using it to make our own bamboo rods ever since
Feb 04, 2012· When I'm using the handmill, I will typically split the strips and press nodes as one would normally do I then rough bevel all the strips and then flatten the enamel I have flattened the enamel two ways, using a belt sander and using the fixture that Tom sells
When I first started making bamboo rods in the 1980's, I was friends with the guys at Winston and they would come for dinner at my house in Pleasantville, NY every year before the outdoors show in Suffern, NY It was Tom Morgan, Glenn Brackett and Jerry Siem and Jerry put forth a challenge for me to make a rod he thought would be a very good .
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I think that mills to produce final strips like the models use by T&T, Payne etc are out of ours shop size (and pocket) (Marco Giardina) I have personally owned a Morgan Handmill since I first started making rods in 1998 What I have always appreciated about Tom Morgan is that he supports what he sells
My "V" groove from Tom Morgan is a 61+ which is 615 degre I am not sure that Tom still makes the 60 degree on It also has the + grooves for the Quads on it (Doug Easton) Olaf Borge do Drop him a line, I'm sure he can help you out! (Todd Talsma) Aren't the ones Tom Morgan sells cut at 615°, to match the cutters for the hand mill?
Could I just use some round milling cutters and flute right on my bamboo mill? (Obviously, I would need some spacers to center the cutters on the strip) (Bob Maulucci) For the Powell method my vertical scalloper can cut 6 strips at a time and do all the hollowing in a short time , Tom Morgan using the MHM that you hollow the butt to 070 .
Italian Bamboo Rodmakers Association Page 5 Bamboo Journal Some Bamboo Rodmaking Thoughts Tom Morgan I wrote this dissertation to a Hand Mill user who was asking me about whether or not he was being too critical in his rodmaking He also asked about how to choose a rod de-sign I may have gotten carried away but decided to share