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.