Make Your Own Decoy

Learn the primitive art from famed carver Ray Thurston

Ray Thurston’s appreciation of the characteristics of natural wood is well known countywide. He has won recognition in local, state, and international competitions throughout the United States and Canada.

Now you can learn from the master himself as he teaches the primitive “root head” style of Native American decoy carving, dating back thousands of years, which used branches and roots as the decoy bodies and heads.

What: “Native American Root Heads” Decoy Workshop
When: Tuesday, September 16 – 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: The West Woods Nature Center
9465 Kinsman Road, Russell Township

Registration is required at the website or 440-286-9516 and is limited to 10 to make the decoys at a fee of $10, but anyone may drop in to observe at no cost. Ages 14 and up, please. The West Woods is wheelchair/stroller accessible.

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