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Project by GerardoArg1 posted 233 days ago 971 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My version of the referee whistle.
Hello everyone!
Looking WWMM the page, and also that of woodworking for enginers.
Not much merit. Only cedar wood and try several times to get the sound.
Thanks for watching, greetings to all and good start of 2014.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)





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SPalm

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#1 posted 233 days ago

What a great idea.
Did you put a little ball in it before you glued it together?

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Gianni

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#2 posted 233 days ago

After watching this video, I thought this would make a great gift for one of my employees who refs both basketball, hs football, and college football.

How hard was it to get a sound? Does it sound right?

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KnotCurser

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#3 posted 233 days ago

Nice build – it looks great!

I’ve made one of Steve’s whistles as well, and I have to say the tough part is getting that ear-splitting sound. I think I figured out that the piece you fit in at the last moment needs to narrow on it’s way down the chamber and be just about level with the piece it forms a gap with.

Glue the rest of the whistle together and leave off the thin piece on the top. Then you can play with the part for a while until you get it nice and loud. Mark this and glue it. Then you can sand everything smooth.

Hope this helps!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 232 days ago

really cool

-- 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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lanwater

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#5 posted 232 days ago

Very nicely done.

I have always wanted to make one but never did.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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juststeveb

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#6 posted 232 days ago

Cool toy n even cooler ya took the pics 6 months in the future which ya gotta blog about haha…

-- we stand behind our work but never under it...(love seeing the look in customers eyes when they hear it)

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Jim Rowe

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#7 posted 232 days ago

Nice one!
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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gepatino

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#8 posted 232 days ago

Nice one, I’d like to make some of these but don’t have a scroll saw yet.

juststeveb we use the day/month/year format here (Argentina), so the date is January 6th.

I hate date formats are not standarized globally, you can never be sure of the date the first 12 days of each month… :/

-- http://about.me/gepatino

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jaykaypur

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#9 posted 232 days ago

Nice job. Like the 2-tone look.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#10 posted 232 days ago

Nice idea ! Hope it sounds good !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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bazz135uk

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#11 posted 231 days ago

Gerardo interesting idea well done :: I expect we will see many people copy your whistle over the next week or two. Very creative looks good :: BazzA.

UK Date is also Day/Month/Year format.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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GerardoArg1

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#12 posted 231 days ago

Thank you all for the comments.
Not explain more , because I thought everyone had seen the video of WWMM . From there remove the idea.
It is a simple project to do. And I think that interesting gift .
SPalm : No , I had a ball , to put inside. So use a 6mm dowel and cut two small pieces to place inside. Works perfectly with one, or one could be long (you have to avoid getting stuck only). Anything that rotate and alter reach the air outlet serves need not be perfect .
Gianni : I think that the explanation of KnotCurser , this perfect . It’s simple, just you have to find the point of sound before hitting the last top. In addition, the queue allows you to put the sticker and have enough time to move the piece , before this dry. Ahi you want to give more or less space for sound. I think to make it more serious or acute through the diameter of the hole where the ball is going , not the angle .
Gepatino : jig saw is not necessary! No appearance is important , but you need a hole cut through it, and you cut the part that goes on air. I think it can be any shape externally (although not too wordy ) . I have to try that too.
Thank you very much for the comments friends ! Soon.
Gerardo

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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