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Project by Michael posted 1300 days ago 1175 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My dad is an avid turkey hunter, so for christmas I decided that I would make him a turkey call. The base is made from american chestnut and walnut while the paddle is made from cherry. I finished it off with several coats of wipe on poly. THis thing took a lot of time and my dad was pleased when he opened the gift (wish I had taken pics). Feel free to comment..

thanks!

-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang





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Tim29

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#1 posted 1300 days ago

Awesome job laminating the wood together. Very nice work.

-- Tim, Nevada MO

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Knothead62

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#2 posted 1300 days ago

Nice! Let us know how it worked this spring!

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Pdub

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#3 posted 1300 days ago

Did you design this yourself? Just wondering how you knew how to get the right sound. I know a couple turkey hunters that would love one.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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Michael

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#4 posted 1299 days ago

Thanks for the comments thus far. Pdub, I did design this myself for the most part, I just looked at other paddle calls on the internet and looked at some forums about them and came up with an idea. My dad is still fine tuning the thing, I doubt it will ever suit him.

-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang

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Pdub

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#5 posted 1297 days ago

Thanks Michael. Maybe I’ll have to do some research as well. Hopefully your dad will get it tuned to suit him, or at least suit the turkeys.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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devann

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#6 posted 1274 days ago

That has to be one of the coolest projects posted on this site.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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Michael

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#7 posted 1273 days ago

Thank you very much devann, i really appreciate it!

-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang

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