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Cocobolo Duck Call

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Project by NoSlivers posted 02-22-2010 01:51 AM 2722 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have made a few duck calls since the first one I posted earlier, but I just had to post this one. It would almost be a shame to send this one away. I ordered the blank from woodturnerscatalog.com, and as you can see for yourself, it’s beautiful. The barrel and tapered tube are finished with shellawax. The sounding block and wedge are unfinished gary oak. I pre-made a batch of wedges and sounding blocks to streamline the production process. Now that I have something of a system in place it takes me less than 2 hours to make a call. As I increase my skill I should be able to make the calls look even better without taking any additional time. It almost takes as long to tune the call as to do the woodworking!

-- If you don't have time to do it right, do you have time to do it twice?





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#1 posted 02-22-2010 02:54 AM

Very nice call. You are right about that Cocobolo it is beautiful. Well done.

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#2 posted 02-22-2010 06:59 AM

Great job on the duck call. It would make any duck come a running.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#3 posted 02-22-2010 08:14 AM

Nice turning work.
Love to hear its sound.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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