HUNTING DUCKS AND GEESE: HARD FACTS, GOOD BETS, AND SERIOUS ADVICE FROM A  DUCK HUNTER YOU CAN TRUST. By Steve Smith.

HUNTING DUCKS AND GEESE: HARD FACTS, GOOD BETS, AND SERIOUS ADVICE FROM A DUCK HUNTER YOU CAN TRUST. By Steve Smith.

THE DUCK HUNTER'S HANDBOOK. By Bob Hinman. Stoeger Sportsman's Library.

THE DUCK HUNTER'S HANDBOOK. By Bob Hinman. Stoeger Sportsman's Library.

CREATIVE BIRD CARVING. By William I. Tawes.

1969 1st edition. 4to (177 x 259mm). Ppxvi,207. Colour plate, b/w photographs, illustrations. Maroon cloth, gilt titles to spine.

A detailed and methodical course laying out a series of projects designed to take the beginner to the highest level of sophistication. Includes "selection, use and care of tools and describes the qualities of all the available woods". Much emphasis on planning and design with lots of helpful diagrams and photographs, as well as lots of information and advice on tools. Useful bibliography and section of photographs of carvings by some of America's most accomplished carvers of that day. Chapters include: Work as a socialising influence, the historical significance of birds; Tools required and how to care for them; Before the carving begins; Costume jewelry (project no. 1); A skein of geese (project no. 2); Let's carve a decoy duck (project no. 3); Belted kingfisher (project no. 4); The great blue heron (project no. 5); Bird models of polyester filler; The workbench (project no. 6); Marquetry (project no. 7); Checking, shrinking, and blemishes; Finishing the carvings; Odds and ends; Ideas - from every burning bush!; Wood - the wood-carver's medium; Picture gallery of carvings by the leading wildfowl carvers of America.
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Book Code
1893
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Author Tawes (William I.).
Book Code 1893
ISBN B001AVWP7O
Book Description Slight use but very good in like dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1969
Publisher Tidewater Publishers.
Place Cambridge, Maryland.