What better project for us than to create a wooden Runner duck for your garden. This duck is great to put in any garden or yard.
Here's what you'll need:
Print out the pattern from our web site at www.runnerduck.com/wooden_duck_pattern.htm.
Using carbon paper trace the pattern for the body and two wings onto your wood.
Using a band saw, scroll saw or any saw that works for you, cut out the body and two wings.
Drill a hole for your dowel or steel rod just behind the ducks foot.
Glue the wings on each side of the body.
Put the white paint on with a brush and a rag. It's better if the paint is a little watered down to use is like a stain. You still want to see the wood grain a little when you are done. This gives it more character and a feathery look.
Paint the beak and feet with the yellow/orange paint.
Paint the eye with black paint.
Glue the dowel or rod into the hole and you're ready to put your RunnerDuck to work.
A Tip: Apply ground contact preservative to the wood dowel to give your project a longer life.
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This is what it looks like: