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Wooden RunnerDuck
      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.

Wooden RunnerDuck

Here's what you'll need:

  • 3/4" piece of cedar 6" X 24".
  • Glue
  • 1/4" dowel 12" long or 1/8" steel rod 12" long.
  • White paint
  • Yellow/Orange paint
  • Black Paint
This is awfully simple but it sure does look great.
Print out the pattern from our web site at
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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