A help from the dentist…

This is actually a dentists tool. They need to be accurate in their work,much in the same way fly tyers (sometimes) need to. I use this when preparing wings for streamers and wet flies, and in particular when tying Catskill-style. The tool is not expensive and you can probably get one from your dentist. Choose from either the used or the mint condition category.

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My tying bench…

This is my bench or work station, if you like. Personally I do not like to mix fly tying with the word work. This is what it ususally looks like at the start of a tying session. It gets much worse during the day. What you see is my beloved Dyna-King vise,the Matarelli whip-finish and what I think is the best bobbin available, TMC Ceramic. I have used the same vise since 1994. I have tried to be unfaithful, but I always return.