‘Bling’ discret!

‘Bling’ discret!

S’il existe une telle chose je crois l’avoir trouvée! Une petite étincelle qui est très visible tout en restant assez bien cachée sous le ‘dos’ de la steel back. Même sur les modèles de SBN sobres (telles 002,003, 013, 020, 031, 032...
Alan’s method for tying a wire bodied SBN

Alan’s method for tying a wire bodied SBN

Very simple operation if you have a rotary vice! I like to tie the wire in on the far side of the hook shank drawing the wire back to parallel to the upright ‘mast’ then wrapping the thread and wire back to the bend in the hook. Leave the wire hanging and...
Applying the finishing epoxy to your SBN.

Applying the finishing epoxy to your SBN.

The final part of making a steel back nymph is to apply a coat of epoxy. This will protect the colour that you have applied to the steelback and most importantly adds strength to the stainless steel wires which hold the steel back in place. It is also possible to...