Green Wing Teal Hen

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Project by ivan posted 364 days ago 1258 views 3 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my Green Wing Teal Hen that I recently finished. It took me a long time to do since I only work on it a few hours a week. I did enter it into the Pacific Flyway Decoy Ass. show and took a first in Novice Division and Third in my Category.

-- Ivan, Bay Area, California

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#1 posted 364 days ago

Wow. Fantastic

-- James

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#2 posted 363 days ago

Wow , amazing. I can see why it took first! The details are amazing… A real beauty!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 363 days ago

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 363 days ago

Awesome work Ivan, you deserved 1st.

-- Tony, Colorado,

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#5 posted 363 days ago

Great work. She’s definately alive!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 363 days ago

Wow. Amazing work.

-- Jojy, Dallas

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#7 posted 363 days ago

I love wooden decoys. Your decoy is exquisite. From observing real ducks vs ducks portrayed in art and carvings, I think the most difficult part to get right is the beak. Your’s looks spot on! Is it possible to post progress pictures?

-- Christ was a carpenter...a fact that humbles and inspires me.

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#8 posted 363 days ago


-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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#9 posted 363 days ago

Terrific work! We have several decoys and yours is up there with the quality of our best one, a green-winged teal.

-- --Dale Page

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#10 posted 363 days ago


Your workmanship is astounding! We can’t even begin to imagine how you could glue on all those feathers! LOL

Well deserved ribbon!


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#11 posted 363 days ago

Thanks everyone for the comments! this was a learning project, as every project is, and I learned how much more I need to study the real birds!

-- Ivan, Bay Area, California

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#12 posted 362 days ago

Third? Are the judges blind??! I thought this was a real duck until I saw the other pics… Awesome detail on this, honestly! Great job!

-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?

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#13 posted 362 days ago

This just amazing! Very detailed!
Very nice!!
Keep up the great work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#14 posted 362 days ago

Very nice…congrats on the awards.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#15 posted 362 days ago

Wow! Only a decoy? I thought it’s the real thing. It looks amazing, every detail is well crafted especially the feathers. Impressive work!

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