There are a few sites for rod building. They can answer questions about parts and products. However if you're looking to get started building rods you needs hands-on experience. If you're interested in rod building I'd be happy to help you get started. Just send me a PM.I use mudhole a lot great site. Customer service is exceptional. So is there rod blogs beginner an novice.
That's very true. For every hour I have as an apprentice I have at least ten hours either watching videos or reading. It's good to find a video and follow the pattern they are teaching. After that you can modify or change the wrap you learned to make your own wrap. Get yourself either the smallest diameter pvc pipe or wooden dowel you can find. Use them to practice your wrap. When you have it the way you want then you can practice putting the CP and then the epoxy. It's nice to have something physical to look back at.There's more than enough information on the internet to get rods wrapped without hands on experience. Hands on learning will GREATLY shorten the learning curve by A LOT! But it's nothing that can't be learned through much practice and re-wrapping for practice.