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Project by misfire posted 07-18-2010 02:16 AM 1855 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I had a gentleman order a special edition turkey call for his grandson who had harvested his first ever turkey. The call itself is made of buckeye burl with the kid’s picture on the soundboard. The striker was turned from a piece of Oregon myrtle. The box is walnut with cypress legs, the lid is nicely spalted maple





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#1 posted 07-18-2010 03:13 AM

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#2 posted 07-18-2010 04:44 AM

verry beautiful, what do you use as a soundboard ? my uncle made some calls but never found slates fo them

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#3 posted 07-18-2010 04:57 AM

Very special gift for a very special occasion. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#4 posted 07-18-2010 02:55 PM

Very nice. Beautiful wood and finish. A beautiful gift.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#5 posted 07-18-2010 09:35 PM

Beautiful work! I know the young fellow will be pleased with the gift and the memories it holds. BTW, my grandson and I saw three turkeys this spring….all hens. Oh well, like the Cubs and the World Series, wait ‘till next year.

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#6 posted 07-18-2010 09:54 PM

Well done!

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#7 posted 07-18-2010 10:27 PM

Thanks everyone. I like to offer unique woods when I make a call or anything else for that matter. And to know that it is going to a kid makes it even more special.

And knothead, you need to come with me some time then. Probably saw 30+ longbeards this past spring adn was part of harvesting 5, which means there a more out there for next spring

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