Decoy Carving Workshop
September 22-26, 2013
Online Registration| Printable Brochure
Learn to carve your own decoy or sharpen your carving skills!
Beginners Welcome! Carving experience not needed.
Instruction and Kits provided by carver Ed Morrison.
About the Instructor
Ed Morrison lives in Virginia
Beach, VA. He has been carving
since 1982 and teaching carving
classes for over 20 years. He
is a member of the Back Bay
Wildfowl Guild and the Albemarle
Craftsman’s Guild. His working
style decoys are carved using
knives, spoke shaves, and rasps
to help preserve the traditional
way of decoy making at a time
when the trend is toward power
- First time carvers will carve and paint a Canvasback, one of the most popular of all decoys.
- Returning students will carve and paint a decoy of their choice.
- Decoys will be carved from Tupelo, a favored decoy wood.
- Head position can be straight or turned, and some feather detail can be carved in.
- Decoys will be carved using knives and rasps.
Cost & Registration
||Introduction, Overview of Decoy Carving & Construction
||Work on Decoys
||Work on Decoys
||Applying antiquing to decoys and Q&A
Covers all programming and instructor fees, decoy kit, meals and lodging. WHAT A DEAL!
For optional Thursday lunch, dinner, lodging and Friday breakfast please send an additional $43.
- Participation is limited to 15 participants for a better instructor participant ratio!
- The decoy you carve is yours to keep!
- Meals and lodging the entire workshop time!
Please register by: September 2, 2013
- Full: by September 2, 2013
- 50%: after September 2, 2013
- No refund after September 9, 2013
Rustic but comfortable bunk style lodging. Please bring your own linens, pillow and toiletries.
A health form, a list of items to bring, and other information will be sent as soon as your registration form has been received.