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DECOY & LURE MAKING • CARVING BIRDS & WATERFOWL
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Blue Ribbon Pattern Series: Hunt-
ing Birds
. William Veasey. The book
is designed to open flat while being
used, and the texts point out important
details.Drawn to scale, these detailed
patterns will be indispensable to anyone
who would like to carve lifelike hunting
birds. Treat you or your favorite carver to
this book of simple yet show-stopping
patterns from the dean of American bird carving, William Veasey.
Size: 17” x 11” • 28 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-022-1 • soft cover • $14.95
Blue Ribbon Pattern Series: Head
Patterns.
Bill Veasey. The heads of
waterfowl drafted in intricate detail.
Exact specifications regarding head
thickness, eye color and size, and the
fine points of the bill from top, bottom,
and profile views. Four patterns are
included for each bird: full-sized, 1/2,
2/3 and 1/4 of the actual size.
Size: 9" x 12" •36patterns•58pp.
ISBN:0-916838-78-1•softcover•$14.95
Making Decoys: The Century Old Way.
Grayson
Chesser & Curtis J. Badger. Foreword by Jon Lohman,
Director of the Virginia Folklore Program. Published
in conjunction with the Virginia Foundation for the
Humanities. A century ago, woodcarvers Nathan Cobb,
Elmer Crowell, and Harry V.N. Shourds created bird
decoys to help harvest food. Step-by-step instructions
and numerous color and black-and-white photographs
instruct readers to make gunning decoys. Now their
work is considered art.
Size: 7” x 10” • 122 b/w & 90 color photos,
42 patterns • 172 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-87033-579-2 • soft cover • $24.95
Basic Fishing Lure Carving.
Greg Hays.
In 220 detailed color photos, this book takes
you through every step necessary to create a
working broke back fishing lure. Every tool
needed is listed, every technique employed
is described, including painting instructions.
The book includes a pattern for the lure and
illustrated instructions on assembling a box
for lure storage. A gallery featuring a variety
of lures is also provided.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 242 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-2505-1 • soft cover • $14.95
Carving: Birds & Waterfowl
Creating the Preening Blue Wing Teal.
Jeffrey Moore. Starting with a pre-shaped, du-
plicated wooden bird, learn the use of burning
and high speed texturing equipment to achieve
wonderful carving detail in this Blue Wing Teal.
Includes detailed instructions for airbrushing,
brush painting, all colors needed, and creating
the realistic habitat base. A carving project you
will treasure for many years to come.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 310 color photos • 96 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1794-6 • soft cover • $19.95
Carving The Green-Wing Teal: Quick
Tips For Hen and Drake.
Jeffrey Moore. A
comprehensive look at the carving and paint-
ing techniques needed to create the colorful
green-wing teal. Learn the use of burning and
high speed texturing equipment, with variations
in carving the hen and drake. Tips for carving
feathers, heads, and primaries are all provided.
Step-by-step airbrushing and brush painting
techniques achieve an elegant and wonderfully
realistic teal.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 280 color photos • 96 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1314-2 • soft cover • $19.95
Carving the Screech Owl.
Jeffrey A. Moore.
In over 300 color photos and clear descriptions,
the author takes readers through all of the steps
necessary to created a beautiful, lifelike screech
owl in wood. Beginning with a pre-shaped blank,
techniques used in high speed texturing, wood
burning, airbrushing, and brush painting are
shown and discussed. Techniques for creating
realistic feet are also provided.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 332 color photos & 1 pat-
tern 96 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4360-5 • soft
cover • $19.99
Birds of Prey, Blue Ribbon Techniques.
William Veasey. Well-organized, beautifully
illustrated instructions for carvers. The projects
include: Gray and Red Screech Owls, Saw-Whet
Owl, Snowy Owl, Osprey, American Kestrel,
female Merlin, miniature flying Peregrine Falcon,
Antiqued Goshawk, and Red-Tailed Hawk. Color
paint charts to accurately paint these as well as
a variety of other species.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 300 color photos,
64 b/w photos • 304 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-052-3 • hard cover • $47.50
Waterfowl Carving: Blue Ribbon Tech-
niques.
William Veasey with Cary Schuler Hull.
The standard book in its field, this step-by-step
instruction method presents 11 different water-
fowl carving projects, both simple and complex,
including three flying miniatures, floating, stand-
ing, and preening ducks and an antique swan.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 65 color plates/505 b/w
photos
285 drawings • Index • 272 pp.
ISBN: 0-916838-67-6 • hard cover • $35.00
Waterfowl Painting: Blue Ribbon Tech-
niques.
William Veasey. A comprehensive book
from one of America’s most successful carving
teachers. Painting instructions for over 40 species
of waterfowl, with various painting techniques
are illustrated with step-by-step photographs.
Fine color photographs of the finished bird
carvings and close-up details are included.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 449 color plates/124 b/w
photos • Index • 224 pp.
ISBN: 0-916838-90-0 • hard cover • $45.00
Blue Ribbon Pattern Series: Song
Bird Patterns.
William Veasey. 36
detailed, full-size, original designs by
William Veasey and his students will
serve as a guide for carvers who wish to
duplicate them and as a stepping-stone
for those who want to design their own
songbird patterns.
Size: 12” x 9” • 36 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-916838-79-X • soft cover
$14.95
Blue Ribbon Pattern Series: Shore
Bird Patterns.
WilliamVeasey.Full-size
patterns of all the major types of shore
birds include dimensions and identifying
characteristics so the wood carvers can
create their own shore birds.
Size: 17” x 11” • 29 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-916838-88-9
soft cover • $14.95
Blue Ribbon Pattern Series: Min-
iature Decorative Patterns.
William
Veasey. Miniature decorative bird-carv-
ing patterns presented in intricate detail
for the novice carver. This is a concise,
practical guide to developing the skills
necessary to produce realistic miniature
birds. Size: 12” x 9” • 32 patterns •
64 pp. • ISBN: 0-88740-000-0 • soft
cover $14.95
Championship Carving.
Tricia Veasey & Tom
Johnson. Hundreds of stunning color pictures of
world-class carvings accompany an authoritative
series of interviews with the world’s finest wood
sculptors. An indispensable addition to the
libraries of novice and expert carvers; certain
to become a collector’s item.
Size: 9” x 12” • 298 color photos
7 b/w photos • 160 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-023-X • hard cover • $45.00
Championship Carving-Volume II.
Tricia
Veasey. World Championship competitions’
bird sculptures are documented in this large
and profusely illustrated volume. The winners
and competition entries are presented through
color photography and a supporting text that
identifies and personalizes the artist-carvers.
Size: 9” x 12” • 617 color photos
13 b/w photos • 160 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-071-X • hard cover • $47.50
Blue Ribbon Techniques: Burning
and Texturing Methods.
William
Veasey. How to use your burning and
texturing tools to achieve brilliant results.
Crisp step-by-step photographs and
instructions will enable the beginner
to detail carvings with a minimum of
difficulty and magnificent results. It will
give the expert blue ribbon ideas that
will make the best of show.
Size: 9” x 6” • 60 color plates/60 b/w photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-88740-013-1 • soft cover • $9.99
Bills and Feet: An Artisan’s Hand-
book.
William Veasey & Sina Kurman.
An artist’s manual teaching decorative
decoy carvers to accurately paint the
details of waterfowl and game bird
bills and feet, as well as those of birds
of prey. Bills and Feet is an authoritative
work which will allow craftspeople
to achieve a more lifelike effect with
their carvings. Illustrated in full color, it is a must for the serious decoy artist.
Size: 9” x 6” • all color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-916838-93-5 • soft cover • $15.00
Airbrush Techniques for Waterfowl
Carving.
Michael Veasey with preface
by William Veasey.
Text written with
and photography by Douglas Con-
gdon-Martin
. Airbrushing is gaining
popularity among carvers of decoys and
waterfowl. In this useful book you will
see just how easy it really is to do. With
step-by-step instructions, you will move
from the beginning to finishing a drake and hen teal duck.
Size: 9” x 6” • 189 color photos • 96 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-384-0 • soft cover • $12.95
Featherstrokes for Shorebirds.
Beebe
Hopper. An easy way to paint realistic feathers
on carvings of shore birds. By following the
instructions, drawings, and color photographs,
anyone can quickly master the rendering of
realistic feathers. Ten shorebird varieties: killdeer,
sanderling, ruddy turnstone, long-billed curlew,
spotted sandpiper, dunlin, golden plover, avocet,
red phalarope, and woodcock.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 53 color & 11 b/w photos,
48 illus. • 96 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-176-7 • soft cover • $15.95
Powercarving Birds, Fish and Penguins:
Using Beautiful Hardwoods.
Gene Larson.
Virtually anyone with a band saw, rotary power
tool and a few of the most common cutting
burrs can bring birds, fish, and penguins to life
beautifully! Stressing simplicity of form, Gene
provides step-by-step guidance beginning with
the selection of the right wood and ending with
a proper finish.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • Over 300 color photos
Patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-565-7 • soft cover • $12.95
20 Folk Bird & Fish Patterns.
Al Streetman.
20 patterns for birds and fish, with a simplic-
ity that makes the carving process quick and
enjoyable, and the final product charming and
elegant. Full-color photography illustrating the
techniques, step-by-step, for carving, painting,
and presenting each piece. The basic patterns
make either wonderful learning tools or a solid
foundation for more intricate carvings.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 48 pp.
66 color photos, 20 patterns
ISBN: 0-7643-0779-7 • soft cover • $12.95
Carving Songbird Ornaments with Pow-
er.
Frank C. Russell. 132 clear color photos
illustrate every step to make carved wooden
songbird Christmas tree ornaments with pow-
er tools. 23 additional patterns are provided
with reference material on feather parts, types,
groupings, and texturing; eye setting or carving;
and tools required. Instruction is provided for
painting and sealing the completed ornament.
This book brings challenges for novices and joy
for experienced carvers.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 132 color photos,
28 patterns • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3135-0 • soft cover • $16.99
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