How to turn a carrot into a recorder


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#2

Wait! I was told never to play on my food!
Or, was it play with my food?
Whatever…


#3

Recorder?


#4

Recorder:


#5

I used to make these as woodturning projects. I was thinking ‘cool, a carrot lends itself quite well to a reverse tapered bore. I wonder how they’ll cut the taper’. Then I saw they just made a whistle. It would be more accurate to call this an ocarina, as it has a closed bore.


#6

Well, I’ll never…


#7

I guess some people call them flutes or whistles…?


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