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From tips on waterfowl carving to real-life bird reference articles, in this section you'll find everything you need to get started carving elaborate duck decoys, waterfowl, owls and more.

Art Matters                               

Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho, invited me to participate in… More

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The ABCs of Custom Carving Knives - Advice from…

In the first part of this article (Winter 2016), I discussed how custom… More

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How I Carve For Competition                                                               

Every year people ask carvers, What are you going to do for competition?… More

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An Art of Deception                                               

I began carving my own decoys shortly after moving to Idaho. Before that I… More

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Carve a Peregrine Falcon Head                                                                   

I like to think and work in dramatic and big ways, so it is only natural… More

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Labrador Gallery                                         

Frank Jonczak of Bel Air, Maryland, loves Labrador ducks. More

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Betty's Birds                                   

The wildfowl carvings that Allen Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers of… More

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The Tease of the Teasel                                                       

It was the first trip to the Canadian National Carving Competition for my… More

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Got Wood?                           

There's something to be said for participating in the process. There is a… More

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I decided to try carving a new species, a pair of surf scoters with a… More

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Make It Funky                                   

Decoys you can cut in half down the centerline to get two equal pieces… More

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Commission Control                                             

When you receive a commission to create a piece of artwork for a client, a… More

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Horsing Around                                     

In Charlestown just across the Flats, I discovered a very different method… More

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The Blair School, Part One                                                             

One of the more prominent and often emulated historical styles is the one… More

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Back to Colorado, Part Three                                                                 

The couple who commissioned the canyon wren asked if I would place the… More

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