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First attempt at making duck calls. The inserts are from Echo and seem to work quite well. Next step is to attempt making the exhaust/tone board section. My wife is not 100% onboard with the “testing” process. Haven’t been scolded this much in quite awhile.

-- "Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good" Minor Myers





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Luddite

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#1 posted 03-22-2015 02:02 PM

Wicked idea. I like it and it’s useful. Maybe you should add a video/sound to your project?
Good job.

-- T Loftus -- Just on the edge of common sense

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Picklehead

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#2 posted 03-22-2015 02:04 PM

Maybe make a “mock” duck call and put a piece of jewelry in it, give it to her, then have her adjust the reed (or whatever) inside when she can’t make it work. Should buy you a day or two.

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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Cantputjamontoast

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#3 posted 03-22-2015 02:06 PM

Put them in your car. Less distractive than the phone and there’s no law against it. You’d be surprised how much practice you can get in a month inside your car. Happy wife, happy life.

-- "Not skilled enough to wipe jam on toast!"

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 03-22-2015 02:58 PM

This QUACKS me up.If she throws things at you just DUCK.Stop ruffling your wifes feathers ,Then everything will just be DUCKY. Sorry couldn’t resist :))
Cool looking duck calls.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 03-22-2015 03:12 PM

Nice work. Let your wife use your shop ear protectors for a while.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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