Skull cleaning

Submitted by Jack on 11/1/99. ( )

What is the best way to clean a skull. Doing a europeian skull mount and need to clean the skull. I would like to end up with a nice bright white finnish. boil the head first then ??? thanks in advance for the help.

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This response submitted by Tim Kern on 11/2/99. ( )

Mix 35%(strength) hydrogen peroxide with magnezium carbonate. Go with
a 60/40 mixture. You will only want to mix about 1/2 to 3/4 cup, it doesn't take much. Get a paint brush and paint this solution on. After it dries take a tooth brush or other stiff soft brissel brush and brush the dust of. It should be white after one application. I did have to do this twice once on a stained skull. But it came out beautiful. Good luck.

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