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Project by dlcarver posted 03-26-2008 05:56 PM 1491 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This decoy is carved from basswood in two pieces….. head , and body. This little guy is known for his swiftness in flight and his irredescent colors that stand out on his head. The colors are just beautiful when lit up by the suns’ rays. He measures about 10” or so long x about 6” high. Has glass eyes.

-- Dave Leitem,Butler,Pa.,

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 03-26-2008 06:15 PM

Another beauty, you’ve sure been producing.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#2 posted 03-26-2008 09:52 PM

Hi Dave,

This is another wonderful carving. Absolutely stunning.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 03-27-2008 06:30 AM

Hi Dave ;

At risk of repeating myself, WOW! nice.


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#4 posted 03-30-2008 04:12 PM

yah.. “wow”
isn’t the bufflehead the cutest little bird?? !! We saw 6 of them on the Grand River yesterday… so beautiful

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 07-02-2009 07:22 PM

Very nicely done , I dabbled in duck decoy carving many years ago . Back then I used cypress or tupelo .Keep at it !


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