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Desert Hills

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Project by ghost5 posted 06-12-2014 01:41 AM 479 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another short box turkey call this time it is spalted flame box elder from here in middle Tennessee. I cut and milled the pieces from a log that is out in my yard and I dried in my solar kiln. This thing has produced blanks with amazing colors and patterns and this one didn’t disappoint.

I named it from the patterns on the book matched sides that looked like desert hills with clouds being blown over them. I used a piece of spalted box elder from the same tree for the paddle and the body is poplar.

Finish natural stain and lacquer.

-- Tommy, http://www.followingghost.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 06-12-2014 02:26 AM

Another cool one.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 06-12-2014 03:35 AM

Very nice. Good work.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#3 posted 06-12-2014 02:15 PM

Yep, another beauty. That should be set on a mantle for display, not out in the woods getting beat up!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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