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Turning Custom Duck and Game Calls: The Complete Guide for Craftsmen, Collectors, and Outdoorsmen (Fox Chapel Publishing) Step-by-Step Woodturning

Turning Custom Duck and Game Calls: The Complete Guide for Craftsmen, Collectors, and Outdoorsmen (Fox Chapel Publishing) Step-by-Step Woodturning

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Author: Glenn, Ed

Brand: Design Originals

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 128

Release Date: 01-09-2021

Part Number: Illustrated

Details: Your complete guide to custom duck calls! How to turn a duck call from choosing a mandrel and turning kit to practicing and finishing touches Step-by-step instructions for techniques and projects with accompanying photos and illustrations Tools and materials chapter covers lathes, bench grinder, drill press, chop saw, and more Plans and patterns included to help you get started and create your own game call innovations Tone boards and reeds from commercial and handmade guts to duck call and other woodworking jigs Friction, diaphragm, and other calls like turkey calls and making a pot call More than a woodturning project book, Turning Custom Duck and Game Calls is a step-by-step guide to creating your own game call innovations! Experienced woodworkers Ed Glenn and Greg Keats demonstrate how to turn a handsome duck call and provide comprehensive insights, revealing the secrets of this American folk art. This is a lathe book for woodworking and outdoors enthusiasts of all kinds—hunters, photographers, conservationists, and game call collectors. With comprehensive tips and advice from masters of game call making, this guide is perfect for woodturners and outdoor enthusiasts alike. Inside this 128-page resource you'll find everything you need to start turning game calls. Dedicated chapters address every aspect of this American folk art, including the history of duck call making, the proper methods of preparation, the right materials and tools, and the best finishing techniques. You will also find a gallery of work by noted game call makers, information on goose and deer calls, and a directory of resources for materials. Over 200 photos, drawings, and diagrams walk you through the process of making duck calls. This must-have book covers turning game calls from start to finish with easy-to-follow instructions. Whether you're a novice or seasoned woodturner you'll increase your lathe skills while learning this time-honored art form. Inside Turning Custom Duck and Game Calls, you'll find all the detailed information you need on understanding game calls, tools, materials, mandrels, accessories, planning a barrel, planning stopper shape, turning duck calls, drilling call blanks, embellishment ideas, tone boards, reeds, friction calls, diaphragm calls, finishing, using game calls, caring for your game calls, plans, patterns, a gorgeous gallery of finished calls, an appendix for fraction to decimal to metric conversions, a handy resources guide, and a full glossary and index. You will find specific instructions on one or more ways to accomplish every part of the turning process. The authors encourage you to modify these methods to suit your own style, skill, and taste. There are many ways to the same—or better—end, some of which might be instantly apparent to you while other methods may occur to you as you develop your own manner of work. Glenn and Keats encourage you to become an artist, not a mechanic. Whether you are a woodworker, hunter, nature lover, collector, folk art enthusiast, or simply curious, you will find this guide to turning game calls interesting and informative. Create your own beautiful, innovative calls with Turning Custom Duck and Game Calls! "Waterfowlers pay a premium for custom-made duck and goose calls, which are prized not only for their aesthetic beauty but for the way they perform in the field. This handsome book will likewise be prized by duck hunters for the wealth of information it offers on this unique art form. Some waterfowlers may even want to try their hand at turning their own custom calls." —Art DeLaurier Jr., Book Program Editor, Ducks Unlimited

EAN: 9781565232815

Package Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.5 x 0.4 inches

Languages: English

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