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What's on your work bench?

Discussion in 'Taxidermy' started by ryan-b, Jul 24, 2017.

  1. Trophy Specialist

    Trophy Specialist

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    After decades of taxidermy, I took in my first moose this fall, or I should say my wife took it in. I was planning to send it out for tanning, but when I thawed it out to flesh and salt it, it was full of magots and filthy dirty, so I tanned it myself. The cape weighed close to 100 pounds, so that was a royal pain. At least the hair was not falling out (yet). The form alone weighs a lot too, so I'm not looking forward to this project. I took in a ton of deer this fall, so now I'm really dreading that moose, which I will save for last.
     
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    ryan-b

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    Looking forward to seeing it!
     

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    ryan-b

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    F5E4C003-4F17-4E44-9519-10AEE50A8C96.jpeg 61AA13CC-AB32-45C6-BA5D-DBA7B668BF28.jpeg 55D8F7E1-87D9-41F8-A9CD-D1D51CE616F9.jpeg 65 in lake sturgeon replica in the works
     
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    ryan-b

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    701FE71A-0191-48D5-ABC9-0313DA6E1CE2.jpeg 65in Lake sturgeon pedestal
     
  5. frenchriver1

    frenchriver1 Mr. Flatfish Premium Member

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    Great job, but only a mother could love that face....