Float boxes

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Slumption
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Float boxes

Post by Slumption » Mon May 14, 2018 1:40 am

Anyone care to share their designs or photos for wooden float boxes? I'm about to give it a go...

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Re: Float boxes

Post by Olly » Mon May 14, 2018 2:39 pm

A float tube?

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Re: Float boxes

Post by Evert van der Plas » Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:40 am

I made a few float tubes and boxes
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Enjoy

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Re: Float boxes

Post by MGs » Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:36 am

I go with tubes. You can buy very large diameter cane at some larger garden centres. Cut below the node and you have an open ended tube. I use cork for the bungs. Cork sanding blocks should make a couple. Some catering supply outlets sell bungs which you could adapt
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Re: Float boxes

Post by Barbulus » Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:01 am

Evert's workshop reminds me of Santa's Grotto .............. all I want for Christmas is ............

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Re: Float boxes

Post by Pallenpool » Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:16 pm

Evert van der Plas wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:40 am
I made a few float tubes and boxes
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Enjoy
Evert that photo is magical - what workmanship in/on those tubes superb stuff indeed Sir.
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Re: Float boxes

Post by Olly » Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:09 pm

I have had 4 made for me and will soon be ordering another. 1 went as an Auction prize - 1 as raffle prize and have 2 for my personal use. One with chub & barbel and one of the "rod builder" in the middle photo above.

All beautifully made - and an interesting gift to a fellow angler - with personal inscriptions!

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