Category Archive: McKenzie

Mammal Tanning Step-by-Step

Every year, a new round of questions appear on the Taxidermy.Net Forum from newcomers to the profession asking questions about the steps involved in home tanning. Even though tanning products and chemicals have continued to evolve and improve through the years, the basic steps for tanning have remained relatively unchanged for decades. This is true …

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It’s That Time of Year Again

October is essentially the start of each new year for taxidermists as they gear up for hunting season and look forward to receiving the latest catalogs in the mail from taxidermy supply companies. This year, the McKenzie companies are shipping a record-breaking ten pounds of catalogs between their four enormous books. For the first time, …

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Wednesday, Supply Pick-Up Day

Thousands of taxidermists across the country have discovered a time-saving and money-saving way to get their taxidermy supplies. Instead of paying the expense and relying on shipping companies or the Post Office, these savvy taxidermists drive to one of the regional McKenzie Distribution Centers to pick up their orders in person. Ask any taxidermist who …

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The Jonas Legacy Lives On

For as long as anyone can remember, the Jonas name has been synonymous with the very best in taxidermy. The long and fascinating history of Jonas’ contributions to our art is layered with milestones spanning three centuries, including a brand new milestone just reached last month in 2013. The Beginnings Coloman Jonas was born the …

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Chris Barnhardt, American Original

Last month there was a unique and touching service in central North Carolina, that looked like it might have taken place in the 1800’s. When hundreds of mourners showed up at Chris Barnhardt’s taxidermy shop in Concord, North Carolina on January 26 to pay their final respects, many had traveled hundreds of miles. Some had …

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