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Delise Carving

Chickadee Cast Feet Only

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F-1101F
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$3.50

Description

  Chickadee Cast Feet Only Make your carving or taxidermy piece come to life with these "life size" Chickadee feet only.  The chickadee carving feet are made of a mixture of pewter and tin forming a replica of real chickadee bird feet.  You will be impressed by the intricate detail of the feet that will make your carving look more realistic than ever before.  The difference between the feet and feet only are that the regular Chickadee cast feet come with the legs attached to them and the tenon in the bottom of the feet.  The feet only are two individual feet with no legs and no tenons under the feet. Chickadee Cast Feet Only Specifications: Delise Feet originals. Made in the USA. Sold by the pair. (one left and one right to fit one full size chickadee). Full Size. From the tip of the front toe to the tip of the back to is 1 1/8" long. Each foot is about 7/16" wide. There are 4 toes.  Three to the front and one to the back. These feet do not include the legs.  They also do not have a tenon on the bottom of the foot like the traditional cast feet. Tips for Installing Chickadee Cast Feet Only: The feet do have a left and a right.  Remember that the hind toe goes to the inside of the bird. If you want to bend the feet, GO SLOW!  Use a hair dryer to heat them and slowly bend them into position. You can also use a file and notch them from the under side of the knuckles to bend them around.  Be careful because the chickadee cast feet are very small and can break easily. Reinforce the bent feet with a little super glue or apoxie sculpt. Clean the feet with vinegar or denatured alcohol before painting them. Chickadee Cast Feet Only also fit the following birds:   Warbler.   Barn Swallow.         While these chickadee feet were made by Richard Delise to replicate those of a life size chickadee, there are many other birds that have feet that are very similar or almost identical.  You can use these feet for Warbler cast feet or Barn Swallow Cast Feet.  If you want to slightly alter the feet without making your own, simply add a little Apoxie sculpt to make areas thicker or bolder according to the bird you are trying to make.
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Warranty Information

While this item is cast in excellent quality pewter and tin. There are no warranties because of the nature of the product. Please inspect the cast feet immediately upon arrival for any breakage or defects and contact us within 7 days of receiving your item. Please include any package information such as damage to the package upon arrival of your items.
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