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I've been carving ducks and birds and fish since 1983. My wife says the house is too full of ducks and birds and fish and since she's had such success on Etsy with her pottery and sculptures (http://www.etsy.com/shop/Uturn), I've been talked into releasing my wooden feathered friends into the wild.
Some are are old, some are new, all are signed and original hand carved by me, numbered and dated. Some of my carvings are solid & others have been hollowed out, most of them have notes inside along with some small object. The legs & feet are made from copper wire ,then soldered & ground down.The glass eyes I get in South Dakota. The wood came from. Ponderosa Pine in Coconino Nat .Forest in Ariz. ,The Redwoods & Douglas Fir in N.Cal. ,The Monkeypod & Koa from Kauai. I have sold in galleries in Mendocino,Ca.& Kauai,But prefer not to sell to them as they double the price. I also do metal work, mostly hinges ,hasps & door…

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  • Born on May 29
  • Joined July 3, 2011

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wood, knives, grinders, bandages, metal and beer

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About

I've been carving ducks and birds and fish since 1983. My wife says the house is too full of ducks and birds and fish and since she's had such success on Etsy with her pottery and sculptures (http://www.etsy.com/shop/Uturn), I've been talked into releasing my wooden feathered friends into the wild.
Some are are old, some are new, all are signed and original hand carved by me, numbered and dated. Some of my carvings are solid & others have been hollowed out, most of them have notes inside along with some small object. The legs & feet are made from copper wire ,then soldered & ground down.The glass eyes I get in South Dakota. The wood came from. Ponderosa Pine in Coconino Nat .Forest in Ariz. ,The Redwoods & Douglas Fir in N.Cal. ,The Monkeypod & Koa from Kauai. I have sold in galleries in Mendocino,Ca.& Kauai,But prefer not to sell to them as they double the price. I also do metal work, mostly hinges ,hasps & door hardware to look old Have a nice day & thanks for looking.

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