I’m a little obsessed with making whistles lately. It started with watching many, many ocarina how-to videos on YouTube and now it’s become a game of how many animals can I manage to turn into whistles. I’m not making ocarinas, because I have no musical talent, and couldn’t tune them without the aid of an electronic tuner. That seems like a wasted purchase for something I then couldn’t play though. Which brings us to whistles, which I love. The sound is low and steady and I really enjoy making them work. I’m playing around with different animals, but there are limitations on both my ability to make figures and shapes that can be used for a whistle. It’s an enjoyable challenge though.
Here is what I’ve done so far: