Tube Calls and Pot Calls

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Project by ghost5 posted 208 days ago 582 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few more calls getting ready for new homes. First is 5 3” tube calls L-R Spalted maple, 2 Osage, Dogwood, Maple Burl. The pot calls are both maple but from different parts of the country. 3 1/2” will be aluminum over glass and the 3” probably slate over glass.

Finish is natural stain and lacquer.

-- Tommy,

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#1 posted 208 days ago

they look real nice g

but having never heard of either
what are they used for

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#2 posted 208 days ago

I’m not familiar with the tube calls. can you give us some more info?
also where to you get your slate and glass for the pot calls?
I have made several box calls but would like to try some other styles.

-- 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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#3 posted 208 days ago

Thanks guys. David these are turkey calls the tube calls use a piece of latex to make the sounds the pot calls use a playing surface that is rubbed with a striker to make the sounds.

Tube calls work like a diaphragm mouth call but you blow against the latex instead of putting it in your mouth. They use a 2 tier internal chamber to create back pressure to make them run easier.

Bake I get my surfaces and sound boards from Brookside Game Calls they have everything you need there except the glue. Only use GOOP I like the blue tube but the silver will work.

-- Tommy,

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#4 posted 208 days ago

These are truly great looking and well made.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#5 posted 205 days ago

Beautiful pieces! Like the variety of pretty woods used and the finish really made the grains pop. Great job!

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