The main ingredients:
Blank - North Fork (IM) 6'6" 12-25lb
Here are some of the photos taken during the test fitting.
The reel seat
Now the easier part.. the gluing of all components
Getting cork split grip and winding checks in place.
and now the reel seat ..
Then the cork grips are coated with U-40 Cork Seal.
By the way, those are FUJI titanium SIC guides.
.. and that's about it..