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#3188388 - 01/25/19 07:48 PM Locust/Blackwood
ohioyotehntr Offline
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Registered: 02/14/08
Posts: 5175
Loc: Chillicothe,Ohio
Just wanted to show this little dude off. I really liked how this combo turned out. Itís Black Locust crosscut with a Blackwood mouthpiece and ring on the end of the body. Call is not for sale
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#3188391 - 01/25/19 08:00 PM Re: Locust/Blackwood [Re: ohioyotehntr]
DesertRam Online
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Registered: 04/26/01
Posts: 8472
Loc: Las Cruces, NM USA
That's a very nice contrast.
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#3188397 - 01/25/19 08:16 PM Re: Locust/Blackwood [Re: ohioyotehntr]
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Registered: 02/09/17
Posts: 595
Loc: Massachusetts
[quote=ohioyotehntr]Just wanted to show this little dude off. I really liked how this combo turned out. Itís Black Locust crosscut with a Blackwood mouthpiece and ring on the end of the body. Call is not for sale


Awe man, what a tease!! Cool looking call
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#3188402 - 01/25/19 08:49 PM Re: Locust/Blackwood [Re: ohioyotehntr]
smilner01 Offline
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Registered: 01/19/14
Posts: 44
Loc: DFW, TX
Wow, that is worthy of a custom display stand right there!

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#3188410 - 01/25/19 09:25 PM Re: Locust/Blackwood [Re: ohioyotehntr]
AdamT Offline
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Registered: 01/04/15
Posts: 2395
Loc: Southwest Virginia, USA
Excellent!
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#3188440 - 01/26/19 01:39 AM Re: Locust/Blackwood [Re: ohioyotehntr]
quickblood Online
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Registered: 01/21/11
Posts: 184
Loc: PA
Wow, that is beautiful. Iíll take the next one! Ha.

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#3188443 - 01/26/19 02:11 AM Re: Locust/Blackwood [Re: quickblood]
SVB Offline
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Registered: 03/18/14
Posts: 1079
Loc: Mich. Mqt co Beaver Grove
WMH your right What a Teaser--I hope this is a new model so we all can have one smile --I'll take one in cherry burl----Very Nice call Bud NOW GET TO TURNING thumbup

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Edited by SVB (01/26/19 02:16 AM)

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#3188449 - 01/26/19 05:43 AM Re: Locust/Blackwood [Re: SVB]
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Registered: 09/27/04
Posts: 7724
Loc: WA
Black Locust is very hard and will dull a chainsaw very quickly.
It puts out good heat as firewood but smells bad.
Honey Locust is just as hard but smells much better burning.
Nice call makeup.
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#3188478 - 01/26/19 10:30 AM Re: Locust/Blackwood [Re: tripod3]
ohioyotehntr Offline
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Registered: 02/14/08
Posts: 5175
Loc: Chillicothe,Ohio
Thanks a lot for the great comments everyone. I love doing endgrain stuff. An old member frshwtr got me started on doing it years ago. Itís a pain and hard on tools but the results are awesome. I can see my trying some more of this in the future. Gotta remember where I got this stuff from! Lol
Tripod you are so correct. Either Locust is hard on tools. Turning this stuff crosscut on a wood lathe will straight beat you up. And dulls my carbide tools! Osage is another that is great for firewood and makes just as great of a call. I love it!!
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#3188524 - 01/26/19 01:57 PM Re: Locust/Blackwood [Re: ohioyotehntr]
quickblood Online
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Registered: 01/21/11
Posts: 184
Loc: PA
I love black locust and osage also, from their fresh yellow to aged homey color.

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#3188637 - 01/27/19 05:21 AM Re: Locust/Blackwood [Re: quickblood]
carvercalls Offline
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Registered: 07/27/06
Posts: 13191
Loc: Utah
Thats a beauty Dusty!!
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#3189521 - 01/29/19 10:49 PM Re: Locust/Blackwood [Re: ohioyotehntr]
TheOldMan1 Online
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Registered: 07/25/06
Posts: 2270
Loc: South Georgia, USA
Dang Dust, it is Very, Very Nice!!!!!!!!!!! I'll bet you spend a lot of time sharpening Tools.
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#3189699 - 01/30/19 05:22 PM Re: Locust/Blackwood [Re: TheOldMan1]
ohioyotehntr Offline
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Registered: 02/14/08
Posts: 5175
Loc: Chillicothe,Ohio
Thanks guys! Larry carbides are the way to go. But honestly between this, Osage and some really old growth Oak, turning endgrain stuff even beats those up. But the results of endgrain turns are worth the work
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