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Duck Decoys: Classic Carving Projects Made Easy

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Learn to carve a traditional mallard decoy from start-to-finish!

  • Step-by-step instructions to carving a mallard drake
  • Carving pattern included along with paint swatches
  • Hundreds of photos illustrate every step of the process
  • Author Tom Matus is a world champion wildfowl carving and has won over 75 Best of Show awards for his hunting decoys nationwide

Learn to carve a traditional mallard drake decoy from start-to-finish with the expert instruction provided in this book.

The duck decoy has a long tradition as a classic carving project. Now you can get started on your own decoy with this instructional guide by award-winning decoy carver Tom Matus.

You will be amazed at your carving success as you follow the author, step-by-step, through an entire mallard drake carving project. Beginning with the head and working through the entire bird, Tom's expert advice will guide you every step of the way.

Duck Decoys: Classic Carving Projects Made Easy also includes an in-depth lesson on painting your mallard in the traditional floating decoy style.

The Carving Classics Made Easy series is designed to bring the traditions and joy of woodcarving to a new generation of hobbyists. Each book in the series guides you step-by-step through a variety of quintessential carving projects, building your confidence along the way.

Covering everything from wood choice and knife cuts to painting and weighting, Duck Decoys also includes a complete carving pattern with painting color swatches.


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