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McCormick, Part 3
Episode 3

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Judy and Jim Keith practice another form of old-fashioned art, just outside the town of McCormick: bending willow wood into graceful home furnishings.
Tom Boozer Photos | Digital Traditions
Tom Boozer Photos | Digital Traditions

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A native of Yonges Island, South Carolina, Tom Boozer has been carving decoys for over twenty-five years. He learned the craft from a family friend and local hunter, Olin Ballentine. Ballentine taught...
Tom Boozer Video Transcript
Tom Boozer Video Transcript

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Video transcript for: Shaping The Decoy Body Undercutting The Primary Feathers Hollowing Out The Decoy Body Carving The Decoy's Head Finishing The Head Painting Techniques Native American Origins...
Neil Cost Photos | Digital Traditions
Neil Cost Photos | Digital Traditions

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Greenwood native Neil Douglas Cost was regarded by many as the premiere turkey-call maker in the United States. According to Donna Branch of the National Wild Turkey Federation, “No call maker has had...
Getting the Wood | Digital Traditions

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Wood carver from Seneca, SC (Oconee County). He carves figurines out of wood including flowers, squirrels, and roosters. His wife, Frances, assists him with painting and arranging the carved flowers...
Carving Roosters, Squirrels | Digital Traditions

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Wood carver from Seneca, SC (Oconee County). He carves figurines out of wood including flowers, squirrels, and roosters. His wife, Frances, assists him with painting and arranging the carved flowers...
Other Types of Wood to Use | Digital Traditions

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Wood carver from Seneca, SC (Oconee County). He carves figurines out of wood including flowers, squirrels, and roosters. His wife, Frances, assists him with painting and arranging the carved flowers...