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Carving Miniature Duck Decoys (Paperback)

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Use This Guide to Create Miniature Life-like Decoys

Creating wooden duck decoys has long been an integral part of game hunting. Today, the craftmanship has moved to creating miniatures that can beautify your home. The tools and materials needed are easy to obtain, and with Anthony Hillman's expert guidance you will have all you need to establish your collection.

In Carving Miniature Duck Decoys, Hillman, an expert decoy carver and wildlife illustrator, has put together step-by-step instructions and exact-size templates which can be placed on the wood to make sizing a breeze. This collection of duck decoys includes 16 different species of beautiful waterfowl:


American Wigeon

Green-winged Teal

Blue-windged Teal

Northern Shoveler

Common Pintail

Wood Duck


Redhead (or Scaup)

Ruddy Duck


Common Eider

Hooded Merganser


Common Goldeneye

Red-breasted Merganser

Included in this guide is expert advice on choosing wood, how to mark the wood and prepare it for carving, how to sand, seal, and paint the decoys, and tips for avoiding common mistakes. Color photographs of finished decoys aid in getting the colors just right.

Whether you're just starting out or have a collection you wish to add to, this guide will provide you with the advice you need to create beautiful miniature decoys.

Be sure to add other guides by Anthony Hillman, published by Echo Point Books, to your library: Painting Duck Decoys, Carving Traditional Fish Decoys, Carving Waterbirds, Painting Shorebird Decoys, and Carving Favorite Songbirds.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781648370656
ISBN-10: 1648370659
Publisher: Echo Point Books & Media, LLC
Publication Date: February 15th, 2022
Pages: 40
Language: English