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796 glued segment goose call

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Project by gooseforsupper posted 509 days ago 613 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my entry for the 2013 Callmakers and Collectors Association of America’s National Fancy Call Contest.

Goose flute, 796 glued segments. Ebony, bloodwood, canarywood, black walnut, big leaf maple burl, with english walnut accents. It also has a hand made black walnut tone board with a white delrin gut-sert. Took me three months to build this project and it was mighty scary when I spun it up on the lathe the first time. It also took 2/3 of a bottle of ProBond wood glue….

The judging in the weekend of April 26th, I’m entering in the professional division so we will see what the other guys come up with. The only way to win is to go all out, so I feel good about this entry…

All The Best!
Doug

-- www.gooseforsupper.com





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JimH

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#1 posted 509 days ago

That is fantastic!

-- Jim no longer in far west TX

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 509 days ago

Really incredible piece. Best of luck in the competition.

-- 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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Ken90712

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#3 posted 509 days ago

Why not go 800? Kidding, looks great should do well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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CalgaryGeoff

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#4 posted 509 days ago

Wow, your skill and patience is obvious. Great work.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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stefang

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#5 posted 509 days ago

I don’t know if the geese will like it, but I sure do. It looks like a winner to me. Good luck with your entry!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 507 days ago

So fancy and beautiful piece, like the colorful wood combo and patterns. This must be a winner, good luck!

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hunter71

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#7 posted 507 days ago

WOW, what a cool call.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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