FAQ For Custom Rod Building Classes

This blog answers the most common questions asked about our rod building classes, and it gives you the inside scoop on the best rod building course in the industry. Earn a Diploma as a Certified Rod Builder! Has rod building always been…

How to Add Abalone to Custom Fishing Rods

Catch these 5 steps to add custom abalone to your fishing rod for an awesome finished appearance. Don't miss the video tutorial at the bottom! Rod Building’s 5 Steps for Custom Abalone Adding abalone to any custom fishing rod instantly…

Rod Recipe: MHX Elite-X Fishing Rod

Build the latest and greatest bass rod on the market—the Elite-X NMB873.5-MHX is the high-performance fishing rod that’s unbelievably light with superior sensitivity and unmatched strength. How to Build the Ultimate Bass Casting Rod The…

How to Add Snakeskin to Custom Fishing Rods

Learn these 6 simple steps to add custom snakeskin to your rod blanks for awesome in-lays, butt wraps, and under wraps. For the best tips and tricks for snakeskin, follow these step by step instructions or a slither down to the bottom for a…

How to Size Custom Winding Checks

Learn 7 simple steps to size your custom winding checks and build custom fishing rods with the sleek, professional style you really want! 7 Steps for Measuring Custom Winding Checks When measured correctly, winding checks are an easy…

How to Fill Voids in Cork Fishing Grips

Sometimes even the most beautiful cork fishing grips can have problematic voids, but the good news is… it’s an easy fix and this blog will help you do it. 5 Easy Steps to Fix Custom Cork Handles Custom cork grips are popular for both…