Here is my latest project. A 12 Gauge Shotgun Shell Key Chain. I bought a kit from Woodcraft which contained an inner tube, a Brass end cap and the Brass base including the hardware for the key ring. Continue reading
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So I’ve been home a lot for the holidays and have time to waste doing what ever. The other day I decided to play with my lathe. I was trying to decide between making a Snowman Christmas Ornament or a new Duck call. As you can see I ended up with a combination of the two a Snowman Duck Call. Continue reading
It’s Deer season in Pennsylvania right now. Archery season is currently open. I have noticed that guys are showing up at the gun club to sight in their rifles. Continue reading
I was reliving my childhood today and decided to make myself a slingshot. It all started when I found an old inner tube in the garage. A piece of scrap wood, about five minutes of work and I had myself a old fashion slingshot. Continue reading
I saw this over on The Goat and just had to post it here. Being an avid Deer Hunter I have seen Bucks fight it out in the woods but never like this.
I recently bought a used lathe on Craigslist to play with. It’s a Delta Midi (LA200). For my first project I decided to make some duck calls. These are fairly simple to make and look great when done. Plus they drive the dog nutz when you blow them. I purchased a Game Call starter kit online. It came with a mandrel and bushings as well as a predrilled wooden blank, a reed kit and a lanyard. Within minutes of receipt I had the blank mounted up and began turning it. The wood that came in the kit was a piece of Cocobolo. It looked like just an ordinary piece of wood until I started shaping it. Continue reading