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Author: Bruce Burk
Publisher: SKYHORSE
ISBN: 1-61608-131-7
ISBN #: 1-61608-131-7
Binding Type: Hardcover
GAME BIRD CARVING Bird carving is now recognized as genuine American folk art. Here is the definitive, indispensable book on the subject of realistic bird carving for beginners, amateurs, or seasoned professionals. Master bird carver Bruce Burk takes carvers through the stages of carving, from choosing the best wood & tools to creating decoys & realistic painting. He delves into repairing decoys, cutting out a body from just one piece, burning in feather detail, drilling for legs, & duplicating iridescence. Complete with over 1,000 photographs & line-drawings, Game Bird Carving is the "bible" for any aspiring or professional carver.ABOUT THE AUTHOR:Bruce Burk was a renowned master bird carver in America & was the inspiration for thousands of other carvers around the country. He published articles in Ducks Unlimited magazine & authored four books on birds & carving. He passed away in 2008. ISBN: 1-61608-131-7 publish date: 09/30/2010

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