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Wood guts prototype
« on: February 22, 2009, 07:34:20 PM »
My continued experiment with wood crow guts. Getting closer to what I want I think.

There is a lot more to making these than I originally thought, but its fun.
Combatting spit is a major thing, preventing stick. I have set my reed further down and opened up the toneboard gap. I also drilled small "pocket jig" like holes inside each toneboard to se if that would trap and divert spit.
Hasnt stuck yet...so far.

Any ways, these are rough and unfinished, made from scrap, as is the test barrel.

Sound better than the first set which I made the sound file from  that I posted before.







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Re: Wood guts prototype
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2009, 08:16:49 PM »
LOOKING GOOD. Remember, it when you get to the point that all you need is "ONE more pass" that gets you in trouble. I think your about there it looks :bigup:
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Re: Wood guts prototype
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2009, 08:33:17 PM »
I like it :2up:..............Jeff
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Re: Wood guts prototype
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2009, 09:33:53 PM »
That looks really good.

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Re: Wood guts prototype
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2009, 10:48:25 PM »
Thanks fellas!
Welp, been working on these all weekend and have some things worked out. Demensions worked out and recorded.
Heres the latest made from scrap poplar I had laying around, unfinished and in the rough.

A side note, blow into the toneboard from the side and you get a hell of a hawk call!
Neat.
Next I guess Ill make one from good wood and see what I get.

Meanwhile here you go...
Soundfile link   http://www.plunder.com/-download-f811ac69.htm











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Re: Wood guts prototype
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2009, 11:13:50 PM »
A little finish and that call is ready to go. I really like the look and shape of it.

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Re: Wood guts prototype
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2009, 11:24:15 PM »
Thank you John, I appreciate it.

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Re: Wood guts prototype
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2009, 02:22:48 AM »
Good lookin' Lone!  That's some great work put into those reeds!   :bigup:

I've always heard red cedar makes the best custom crow tone boards.   :smartass:

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Re: Wood guts prototype
« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2009, 11:42:41 AM »
Thanks Parker!

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Re: Wood guts prototype
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2009, 07:42:44 AM »
They look good.  :bow: :bow: nice work.
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Re: Wood guts prototype
« Reply #10 on: February 24, 2009, 10:47:10 AM »
Thanks Chad.

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Re: Wood guts prototype
« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2009, 01:59:19 PM »
YUP!!!! I KNEW you'ld get it here you wanted pretty quick....LOOKS GREAT. Can't wait to see one done in "good wood" as you say. :yes:
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Re: Wood guts prototype
« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2009, 03:26:49 PM »
Thanks,the stupid sound files pretty much suck, they dont sound anything like the call does in person, not saying it sounds that good ,but it definetly sounds better than the sound file.

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Re: Wood guts prototype
« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2009, 09:43:21 PM »
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Re: Wood guts prototype
« Reply #14 on: March 01, 2009, 10:36:49 PM »
Looks good! It is hard to make those out of wood!! :bigup:

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