turkey call

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Project by bake posted 508 days ago 775 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at building a box type turkey call.
I was inspired by the calls that Tommy (ghost5) had been posting.
The body is cherry and the top and bottom are walnut.
It sounds pretty good although the sides could be thinner, I think I would get more volume out of it.
I may cut some grooves or thin the sides up.
Finish is 2 coats of wipe on poly.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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#1 posted 508 days ago

Nice shape, nice built

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 508 days ago

Good looking short box. If you thin the sides you don’t get more volume you get a lower tone. Volume comes more from pressure on your paddle and a lot of chalk helps. Thanks for the plug, too. ;-)

-- Tommy,

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 508 days ago

Looks good. My guess is that since Tommy posted his there’s been a lot of these attempted.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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