Fly tying desks/

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Thomas Mitchell, May 27, 2013.

  1. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Those are pretty nice Thomas. I think the MORE drawers the better. I do like kenfishbums top/first pic. That baby has 28 drawers if I can count right. Nice maple he's got there too! If I were to have one custom built, I would look at a little portability if you have to move it around or in a move period. In other words, somehow separate sections of drawers that you can place back together in a unit. My $.02. I just moved!! Most of those drawers and setups are heavy and cumbersome.
     
  2. Thomas Mitchell

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  4. David Prutsman

    David Prutsman All men are equal before fish

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    Here's a question.... What type of chair do you guys find the most comfortable/practical to tie in? Post pics if ya got em'.
     
  5. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    That's a real good question as I've had about 4 chairs and only one was good enough to sit in for long periods.
     
  6. Chad Lewis

    Chad Lewis NEVER wonder what to do with your free time

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    "Being newly single, I figured a nice piece of furniture was a better investment than a red Ducati... "

    That is an entirely debatable statement Sir. Hard to go wrong with either....
     
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    The fine furniture is wonderful, a thing of beauty is a joy forever.

    I got an old craftsman roller cabinet two-tool box set at a garage sale, it holds all my stuff and is mothballable, and very practical, sits next to my desk where I tie. There's some really nice high end tool boxes out there, if you've got lots of stuff it's the only way I've seen to get rid of plastic boxes..
     
  8. chewydog

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    An office adjustable chair is all you need. Allows height variations for comfortable tying. I recently was gifted a roll top, and they are the awsome.
     
  9. Skyler Evans

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    Thomas,

    I am in the process of builiding my own tying bench right now. It is a corner desk with 5' on each side and my storage area is hung up on the wall. it may not be cheaper than buying one already made but you can customize it to your own specifications and what will make things easier and more enjoyable for yourself. Good luck on your hunt.
     
  10. Thomas Mitchell

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    Thx all. Ken Sample is going to build a desk for me based on my specific functional needs that will also match my other furniture (cherry Stickley Mission stuff). I'll post photos after I pick it up later this summer.
     
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    Looking forward to seeing it, as I'm sure you are too!