Whistle made from scrap.

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Project by Brianb1 posted 11-18-2012 04:27 PM 1304 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another simple project to use yup some of those scraps, better than going to the burn pile. Going to give this to my 5 year old, any ideas on finishes ? something to keep the grain from coming up around the mouthpiece? thanks for looking.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 11-18-2012 04:44 PM

It doesn’t matter what you finish it with, his mom will throw it away tomorrow :-)

Shellac if you want to finish it.

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

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#2 posted 11-18-2012 08:51 PM


-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland

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#3 posted 11-18-2012 08:59 PM

This looks like a great idea for my 10 year old grandson. Anything to drive grandma nuts….........................

-- mike...............

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#4 posted 11-18-2012 11:29 PM

I suggest thick varnish, so it can be washed from time to time – these things get a bit sticky. Cool idea. Did you use a plan? or make it up yourself

-- I'm not creative, I'm just bad at copying

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#5 posted 11-19-2012 12:36 AM

looked up wooden whistles on youtube. There are many different videos ranging from simple whistles like this one, to more difficult ones. thanks

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#6 posted 11-19-2012 05:47 PM

Nice, my kids would love these. Dont think that my wife and I will, but I think I’m gonna try them anyway. Thanks for posting.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch

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#7 posted 11-19-2012 06:16 PM

From scrap to fab. Well done.

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