torstai 14. kesäkuuta 2012

Willow whistle

I made some traditional handcraft and toy for kids the willow whistle (and maybe it could even save your life one day in wilderness who knows).
Those are best made when skin is easy to get out without breaking and that late spring / summer time. The trick is to twist skin out one piece to complete whistle inside and then push it back. Tapping with knife handle before twisting will also help to get skin off.

5 kommenttia:

  1. Yep, now's the time to make them. Nice bush-toy. :)

  2. This probably might be an immensly stupid question, but..... how does it work?

    1. There´s carved gap between wood and bark where air goes when you blow. Then the air will come out from tiny hole in the bark and make whistling sound. Or what did you mean?

      - Finnman

  3. Hey. I like your blog and landscapes that have befallen you. Greetings from Buenos Aires.