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Flying Mallard Driftwood Base

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by LostNewbie, Jun 6, 2020.

  1. LostNewbie

    LostNewbie New Member

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    I have gathered two large pieces of driftwood for my future duck mount but I'm unsure how to mount the driftwood securely to the wall. I am also unsure of the process of getting the duck to be attached to the driftwood, as the duck is going to be mounted in a flying pose. I don't know how to approach this, should I attach the support wire to the driftwood before I preen the bird, or should I build a temporary base for the support wire to be attached to until the bird dries, and then I can transfer it to the driftwood? If I have to attach to the driftwood before preening, should I hang the driftwood on the wall and then preen from there, or lay it flat out on a table and preen that way?
     
  2. BrookeSFD16

    BrookeSFD16 Well-Known Member

    I mount all mine on a temporary mounting stand, then once they're completely dry and finished I move them to the driftwood.

    Make sure you have debugged the driftwood.
     
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