Wood Duck

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Project by Tom posted 02-17-2012 01:03 AM 1595 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a wood duck carving from a Work Shop Project Plan. The painting was a real challenge for a colored blind old man. A lot of study and coaching from my son.

-- chipsawturn

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#1 posted 02-17-2012 01:24 AM

Nice work.

I like the form and the shimmer of highlights on the back. Painted objects are difficult to pull off. I couldn’t do as well, and I did not inherit the color-blindness.

-- Jack Tao, Connecticut

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#2 posted 02-17-2012 02:12 AM


Your duck is exceptionally well done and even more amazing for someone who is color-blind! Thanks for sharing.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#3 posted 02-17-2012 02:14 AM

This is absolutely amazing! Love the detail, very, very nice. Your coach did well too!

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

#4 posted 02-17-2012 03:04 AM

Very nice work,Tom !!!


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#5 posted 02-17-2012 12:26 PM

A wood duck made from wood, who’d have thunk! Thanks for posting!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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#6 posted 02-17-2012 09:42 PM

Nice job, Tom. Now, can your wood duck come out and play with my Canada goose?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#7 posted 02-18-2012 02:58 AM

Tom, this looks great, and the result reminds me of a cousin of mine who lived back in Quebec (now deceased). He carved wooden ducks as a hobby. I remember seeing them when I was a teenager. You paint job is great also, nice work.. be proud of it.


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Tom "BUG" Janos

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#8 posted 03-26-2012 01:24 AM

Very nice carving. He just needs some water and he would be right at home….. oh ya and a hen lol

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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#9 posted 07-02-2012 02:55 PM

Very nice!

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#10 posted 07-02-2012 03:04 PM

Nice Job, have always wanted to carve a woody

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