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Myrtle duck call -but what color top to put on it?

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Project by winters98 posted 05-26-2013 07:02 PM 728 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got some Myrtle in a tade so i made a duck call tube. It needs some final sanding but turned out nice the pictures dow show the pearlecent swirls.
But i am not sure what type of wood i should use on the top?
More Myrlte ?
Dark walnut?
Spalted stuff like Hack Berry?
Any suggestions?

So i decided Myrtle..





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hunter71

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#1 posted 05-27-2013 12:20 AM

The Hackberry would be my choice.

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gridlockd

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#2 posted 05-28-2013 02:29 AM

Hey Winters98! glad to see you were able to use the myrtle I sent you! you’re right the pics don’t do the wood justice, the silky swirling of it is absolutely gorgeous first hand! I think I would go with myrtle or walnut, the wood speaks for itself, no need to try to top it with the spalted hackberry and take away from the beauty of the myrtle. just my opinion, FWIW

-- Gridlockd

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