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The Sporting Craftsmen

Art Carter
GS385014

US$ 34.95

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American sporting craftsmen and women are currently producing some of the finest, most beautiful hunting and fishing gear in the history of outdoor sports. Drawing on a rich tradition of handmade sporting equipment, these artisans have elevated practical field gear into art forms. Art Carter, executive editor of Sporting Classics magazine, explores the full range of modern, custom-made sporting equipment. He profiles the leading makers, reviews the history of the craft, and exhibits some of the finest work in his exquisite color photographs. The book includes chapters on fly rods and reels, flies, flyboxes and nets, knives, classic rifles, muzzleloaders, longbows and recurves, decoys, and waterfowl calls. Anyone who loves traditional outdoor sports, or the feel and artistry of a beautifully made piece of equipment, will thoroughly enjoy this book. It is a must for anyone who owns, or hopes to own, any of this fine work. publisher/executive editor of Sporting Classics magazine explores the full range of modern, custom-made sporting equipment, profiling the leading manufacturers. Includes chapters on fly rods and reels, flies, flyboxes and nets, knives, rifles, muzzleloaders, longbows and recurves, decoys, and waterfowl calls. 7 1/4 X 10 1/4, hardcover, photos, illus, 244pp.