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  1. jessewild liked pir^2h's post in the thread Taxidermy School Reccomendations.

    Get one-on-one training. You will get way more out of that than a school can give you with multiple students in one classroom.

    Dec 7, 2018 at 9:14 PM
  2. jessewild liked George's post in the thread Why Do Taxidermist Want The Skull Left In The Hide When Shipped Green?.

    You're correct and taxidermists need to get used to it. With this CWD panic gripping states and game departments, many states require...

    Dec 7, 2018 at 9:05 PM
  3. jessewild liked George's post in the thread First Deer Thawing?.

    I don't particularly like hanging them to thaw. The skirt usually thaws quickly and the fringe ends up drying out. I lay mine on the...

    Dec 7, 2018 at 9:00 PM
  4. jessewild replied to the thread First Mount Critiques.

    Not bad for the first one. Next one tuck the tear ducts in a little more. Everything else was said already. Keep at it

    Dec 7, 2018 at 8:58 PM
  5. jessewild liked Paul B's post in the thread Bird Fleshing Help.

    You should be able to see the feather quill ends on skin side, you can put a little borax on to help tighten up skin to help wire wheeling.

    Dec 7, 2018 at 8:55 PM
  6. jessewild liked Tanglewood Taxidermy's post in the thread Bird Fleshing Help.

    You are no where close to done.

    Dec 7, 2018 at 8:55 PM
  7. jessewild liked joeym's post in the thread Bird Fleshing Help.

    If you don't have a wire wheel, this was my procedure. Using a new scalpel blade, allow it to drag freely across the membrane shown....

    Dec 7, 2018 at 8:55 PM
  8. jessewild liked George's post in the thread My coon hides are still greasy after degreasing and tanning. Do I backup?.

    Two solutions: 1.Rewash the hides in a strong SOAP to break down the grease and wash it out. Detergents work to a lesser degree than...

    Dec 7, 2018 at 8:50 PM
  9. jessewild liked George's post in the thread How Do I "put Up" Green Hides For Taxidermy (full-mount Fur-bearing Animals).

    Thanks guys, that about covers it. I will comment on the face issue. Fur dealers don't use faces, lips, and ears; taxidermists do.

    Dec 7, 2018 at 8:48 PM
  10. jessewild liked George's post in the thread How Do I "put Up" Green Hides For Taxidermy (full-mount Fur-bearing Animals).

    You're going to have to remove those paws all the way to the toenail/claw. Meat is what spoils a hide and causes hair to slip. Every...

    Dec 7, 2018 at 8:47 PM
  11. jessewild liked A hunt 2 remember's post in the thread Shop Software.

    That is definitely one on my list.

    Dec 7, 2018 at 8:37 PM
  12. jessewild liked BrookeSFD16's post in the thread Shop Software.

    Tom McNeal's Taxishop!!!!

    Dec 7, 2018 at 8:37 PM
  13. jessewild replied to the thread Confusion Dealing With Fireman89.

    Nevermind

    Dec 7, 2018 at 8:35 PM
  14. jessewild replied to the thread Confusion Dealing With Fireman89.

    Who is it ?

    Dec 7, 2018 at 8:34 PM
  15. jessewild liked sterling's post in the thread Xtra Large Full Body Male Fisher.

    I have 3 large Males just harvested. All caught in body grippers. Frozen whole. Approx. 11 lbs. 25" nose to base of tail. [img]

    Dec 7, 2018 at 8:08 PM