Black Cobblers Wax

Black Shoemakers ( Cobblers ) Wax has been used in fly tying to protect silk tying threads and to alter to color of the thread in the finished fly.  One of the most popular flies that calls for this method is the Greenwell’s Glory.  To apply warm a pea sized ball of wax between your fingers.  Draw the desired length of thread between the wax ball and your finger until the desire color is attained.

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