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( Artificial )Ground hog teeth

Discussion in 'Lifesize Mammals' started by Mason, Jul 18, 2009.

  1. Mason

    Mason Active Member

    Any suppliers carry them?
    I kept the skull in case I had to use them. Haven't found any in our catalogs yet.

    Thanks!
     
  2. bill@hogheaven

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    I went through this some years ago & ended up using the real teeth.
     

  3. Mason

    Mason Active Member

    Thanks Buddy,

    Will do!
     
  4. It's not too hard to make them out of epoxy putty.
     
  5. Mason

    Mason Active Member

    I may just build them out of apoxy sculpt. Using the originals for reference.
    I know those real ones go up in there forever LOL :D
     
  6. LordRusty

    LordRusty If I agreed with you, we'd both be wrong.

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    Mason,

    I guess this is for a personal or customer mount? You could carve them from basswood, and coat them with a thin layer of epoxy; or sculpt them straight up from epoxy; or ... back the teeth with water base clay, and make a frontal mold of them. You can use either latex or silicone rubber for the mold, and plaster as the support for the rubber. You can presculpt some gum tissue if the skull has been cleaned, or use what tissue is still there when making the mold. I quick mold can be made with something like Po-Yo silicone putty, or even use a clear silicone caulk! Then cast them in anything you like. Thinned Bondo, fiberglass, epoxy ... whatever you have. Installing little frontal copies is tons easier than installing the real thing with the bone attached. Good luck to you.

    John.
     
  7. DDavis

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    McKenzie has them , check out Nookester teeth .
     
  8. snowhare

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    :D :D WELL WELL

    JUST USE THE ORIGINAL ONES , CUT THEM OF THE SCKUL M AND CARE THE HEAD OUT WHERE THE THEETH WILL BE EZEAY AS HELL
     
  9. Laurier

    Laurier Active Member

    I always use the originals , cut , and fasten