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Project by IndianJoe posted 04-12-2012 02:17 AM 1808 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been trying to make a good whistle and I had a hard time I went on line and found a train whistle you know the kind with 4 whistles in one thats what got me on the right road to making a Whistle that works don’t ask me who was making train whistles I was all over looking sorry .
But you can make one I started with a 5”x1”x1” and 3/8 dowel To start .
Mark center on one end
drill a 3/8 hole 4inch. in the end .
Now because I will be carving it I go down 1-1/2 inch so I have room if not carving just go 1/2 inch. cut to just when you start to see the saw in the hole this is a stop cut.
Now carve a 45 up to the bottom of your cut
Now cut a piece of 3/8 dowel so it go’t from the end to your stop cut no more.
Now you got to cut off 1/3 on one side of that dowel down to 1/3 of it at the other end.
Now put a little glue on the dowel and put the big end of you dowel in ,”“Just to the stop cut.
Now blow on it and see if it works if not you my have to turn the dowel so it is flat with you 4/5 or you went in to far just go to the stop cut.

When you carve it reminder not to move the wood in front of the hole at the bottom of the 4/5

-- Nimkee** Joe





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#1 posted 04-12-2012 02:26 AM

Very cool. Thanks for instructions.

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

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#2 posted 04-12-2012 02:31 AM

You should show a better look of the carving on the whistles. Looks pretty cool.

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

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#3 posted 04-12-2012 02:32 AM

ty

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#4 posted 04-12-2012 02:35 AM

Well done,Joe.

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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#5 posted 04-12-2012 02:40 AM

ty lidiya

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#6 posted 04-12-2012 12:13 PM

I think these are GREAT!!! Wish I had one! Nice job!

-- Nancy

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#7 posted 04-12-2012 12:34 PM

This I have to try! Thanks for sharing!!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#8 posted 04-12-2012 04:42 PM

Thanks for sharing. You are a great artist! I have never seen whistles like this.

-- Douwe

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#9 posted 04-13-2012 02:00 AM

I need to send some of these home with our grand kids.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 04-13-2012 10:39 AM

Ok there mom and dad will love them lol hunter71

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#11 posted 04-14-2012 12:04 PM

Very neat, Joe! I can’t blame ya for working your way back to Michigan; I go up there fishing and camping every chance I get! (from indiana)

-- Kevin, Indiana

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#12 posted 05-09-2012 08:28 PM

Very cool. I’m going to give this a try (without carving).

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#13 posted 07-05-2012 02:34 PM

these are really cool! nice carvings

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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