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Help with making a fishing rod holder??

Discussion in 'Boating & Fishing' started by JRFry, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. JRFry

    JRFry [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Help! My better half took up fishing this past summer. :eek: I now have four fishing rods parked in my dining room closet for the winter. They keep falling over and geting tangled in the coats and vacuum cleaner hoses. There HAS to be a better way! Any suggestions on how to make a simple rod holder to stow them out of the way (in the basement) and keep them from creating a cluster?

    Ideas, please!! Pictures would be helpful, too. I'm okay with basic woodworking power tools and techniques.
     
  2. blakes09

    blakes09 Toyota Tech..when im not Fishing

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    tacofire38 Captain Taco

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    How bout something like this??? Pretty simple
    [​IMG]
     
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    How about a very easy [​IMG]
     
  5. JRFry

    JRFry [OP] Well-Known Member

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    <should have clicked "quote" first...>
    What's strung across each opening? Wire?
     
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    JRFry [OP] Well-Known Member

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    This looks easy enough! Are those cup hooks?
     
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    I am guessing hook and eyes
     
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    JRFry [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hung from the ceiling--great idea!
     
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    Ya up and out of way less chance of damage
     
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    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    ^^ that's about as easy as it gets op.

    1. cut 3 2x4's the same length
    2. screw two of them together at a 45 degree angle
    3. screw above listed creation to the wall about two feet off the ground
    4. take last remaining 2x4 and screw your hooks or eye bolts in it, equal length from each other
    5. drill that baby to the wall 6 feet or so off the ground directly about step 2 creation.
    6. have a beer.
     
  11. jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    tint, dents, scratches, two blown speakers and trying to pay her off...
    haha, i didn't even realize that was mounted on rafters.
     
  12. JRFry

    JRFry [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Awesome! Especially #6!!
     
  13. jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    tint, dents, scratches, two blown speakers and trying to pay her off...
    hahaha. you're welcome. . . now, that's not the most aesthetic creation, but as for a way to keep them from falling over or getting tangled, it will work fine. you could get fancy and use a 1x4 as the back on your bottom piece, pant them, drill partial holes for the rod handles to sit in, etc. . . but anybody can make that in a few minutes and then they will be out of your way :thumbsup:
     
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    OffroadToy The dog did it...I swear!

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    Here's one i made to fit in a corner behind a door... got plenty of storage space and holds 13 rods.
    [​IMG]
     
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