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If it's a space issue on the caribou and whitetail, have them turned into antler mounts.
Call the supplier, usually they will give a measurement.
Have it wet tanned, not that a relaxed dry tan won't work, but wet tans are much easier to work.
On predators, I find I really need to stand back several feet, even across a room, to get the eye set right. Just working on the eye set in front...
With Ohio african and exotic forms, they usually are backordered. (at least every one I wanted to use) So plan ahead.
You need the 50mm.
It's a bit of a nuance, but business collect sale tax, they do not charge sale tax. Don't be upset at a business forced to do the governments bidding.
Are you sure you even received the correct hide from Alaska?
Drive a heavy wire into the form up into the antler block. Wrap the wire with string to proper thickness and sew the bell.
Matuska taxidermy supply has them. They are not plastic, but fabric form material.
20 minutes to cape, cut skull and clean skull plate. About 1 hour 10 min. to turn, flesh and have under salt. We ship most hides out for tanning.
Let soak in water for a few days before boiling. Long boils will destroy them if you don't watch them.
You tape off the end of the sleeve so your adhesive doesn't fill the sleeve.
I hope you've changed your practice of when you get paid. It should be paid on delivery of your skins. Why should you wait for your money?
Hollow forms would get destroyed by shippers. They dent up the solid forms as it is already.
The couple of Elephants I've worked on were hollow.
Well, I do know some folks that classify as "farmers" getting the benefits of being a farmer that couldn't grow a weed.
Tanned skins do have a shelf life.
A fresh hydrated dry-tanned hide is a pleasure to work with.
The older the tanned hide is, they might...
Foam absolutely has a shelf life. Part A will take on moisture over time and get chunky like you describe, especially if left exposed like in a...
Brian Hendricks has a pretty informative Youtube channel.