Submitted by scott on 01/25/2004. ( )

i was just wondering if anyone has tried to use a electric wood planer to shave a hide down. in looks to me that it will work but i dont want to waste a hide if it does not work.....

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This response submitted by Rob on 01/25/2004. ( )

You try it and let us know!

You're joking, right? Please?

This response submitted by George on 01/25/2004. ( )

This sounds an awful lot like Billy Bob telling Neugene, "Just watch this." Scott, how about telling us where you live. I want to sell some tickets to this one before those guys in white coats show up.


This response submitted by Jack F on 01/25/2004. ( )

Have a freind stand way back and video tape this event. LMAO sorry the human mind never seams to stop amazing me. Oh yeah fleshing machines flesh hides wood planers plane wood. snos berrys taste like snos berrys.

just a ?

This response submitted by scott on 01/25/2004. ( )

i was just asking if anyone has tried this. i did not ask for any smart ass new to taxidermy and thought this might work but i guess not thanks anyway.


This response submitted by Ray on 01/25/2004. ( )

If your going to go a cheaper route to flesh your hides I would sugest a benchgrinder and a wire wheel. yo cant shave down your hide pretty sufficiantly useing this method. drop me an email and i'll give you more info. Ray

wire wheel fleshing

This response submitted by Robert (Sask) on 01/26/2004. ( )

I tried that method used a angle grinder. I found that it had a tendencie to make a mess of the flesh side, causing the chrome to sit on the surface. This was on a beef hide, the answer is a fleshing machine, to flesh and to thin.

torch fleshing

This response submitted by CamoJoe on 01/26/2004. ( )

I hear an oxy-acetelene torch works great at blasting that skin thin, and a sand blaster around the eyes and nose. lets not leave out the multi use of the chainsaw for those tough spots "only for the big hides". Im just funnin at ya scott, but seriously think some of these methods through first, man you can determine by yourself it just aint' gonna work. good luck and keep learnin'.

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