Buck Island Bay Mercantile.
Located on site at Rock-n-Creek Cabin is the decoy studio of Buck Island Bay Decoys. A name recognized throughout the USA and abroad known for authentic waterfowl carvings. Stop by and watch decoys made in the traditional way…as by hand like carvers of old, in ways long since gone and replaced by modern equipment. Christy’s award winning decoys, carved out of white cedar, have migrated the four corners of the earth resting with collectors from around the world.
Also by traditional methods Mountain Man Basketry the crafting of hand made Appalachian White Oak Baskets and Hand Hewn Dough Bowls. All of which are created by Richard Christy in his mountain studio. Come visit and watch Heirlooms of tomorrow being made. Browse the shop to find unique hand crafted gifts for those special friends and family. Call the studio for hours of operation or make an appointment to drop by. Check out Rock-n-Creek Cabin for your lodging needs onsite of the studio.