Woodcarver Bob Gibson Creates Wooden Duck Decoys at Kentucky Artisan Center

Photos, left  to right:  Bob Gibson with two decoys; a variety of Gibson’s carved duck decoys and duck-calls; Gibson uses a Dremmel tool to carve feathers on a decoy.
Photos, left to right: Bob Gibson with two decoys; a variety of Gibson’s carved duck decoys and duck-calls; Gibson uses a Dremmel tool to carve feathers on a decoy.

On Saturday, Oct. 12, Bob Gibson, of Lawrenceburg, will demonstrate how he carves wooden duck decoys from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea will offer visitors free guided tours through the center’s gallery exhibit, “Capturing the Art of Sport: Works by Kentucky Artisans,” and the center’s two lobby exhibits, “The Founding of the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea” and “Highlights of the First 10 Years,” on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Celebrating 10 years in 2013, the center currently features works by more than 650 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75 at Berea, Exit 77, is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the cafe is open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is free.

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