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turkey call #2

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Project by bake posted 520 days ago 923 views 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Turkey Box call made of cherry and walnut.
It is approximately 12” long, 2” high and 11/2” wide.
I cut two saw kerfs in a block of cherry at a 6* angle and then cut out the center section on my bandsaw.
I used double stick tape and stuck a couple of strips of walnut to a scrap of 3/4” plywood and planed them down to fit into the saw kerf, and then glued them into place. Then I cut the handle out on the bandsaw exposing the walnut in the kerf creating a nice decorative effect.
The top was cut out on the bandsaw and shaped with my spindle sander.
A drywall screw and a spring attach it to the box.
Finished with 2 coats of wipe on poly.
The underside of the lid is chalked so that it will “speak” properly.
It “clucks, purrs and yelps” beautifully.
Here is a link to turkey sounds if you want to know what these sound like. These are not sounds from my call. http://www.nwtf.org/all_about_turkeys/calling_tips.html

-- 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 510 days ago

That is cool. I don’t need one though, when I get my turkey it is deaf and usually frozen :-) I do like this project though – would love to hear it.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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