Re: Crocodile Dundee Whirly Thing
Len Christiansen (lrchristiansen@WORLDNET.ATT.NET)
Mon, 27 Apr 1998 22:46:34 -0500
Wayne Hill wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm trying to get information on something used in the Crocodile Dundee II
> movie. When Dundee was in the outback he communicated with the aborigines
> using a piece of wood? on a piece of cord that he swung around and it made
> a errie whirring sound.
It was called a bull roarer. I used to have a book of American
Handicrafts or Wooden Toys that had something like that in it, but can't
find it. Probably lost in a box in the attic. You can see a picture of
one at http://www.ausdesco.demon.co.uk/bull.htm.
Go to your local bookstore and browse around through the wood working
section ... wooden toys, handicrafts, etc. You'll probably find a
pattern of sorts. Try the book Woodworking for Kids ... it might have
Do a search on "bull roarer" on Yahoo or Hot Bot and see what you come
up with on the net.
Len Christiansen firstname.lastname@example.org
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