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LIFE-SIZE MALLARD DRAKE (painted)

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Project by dlcarver posted 03-12-2008 04:31 PM 1277 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This lifesize painted Mallard is handcarved from white pine, then painted life like. All Decoys are numbered and signed by the carver as well as dated by year. Has several coats satin varnish and glass eyes.
THANKS FOR COMING TO MY GALLERY!

-- Dave Leitem,Butler,Pa.,http://dlcarver.etsy.com





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 03-12-2008 04:56 PM

Dave,

This is a wonderful rendition of a drake. I assume that the hen is in the offing as well?

I noticed that this was carved from white pine whereas I believe that the others were basswood. Any story behind selecting pine for this one?

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

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 03-12-2008 08:03 PM

Another beautiful creation!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#3 posted 03-14-2008 07:04 AM

Dave

Beautiful job! Thanks for posting.

Tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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