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Discussion in 'Lifesize Mammals' started by snowhare, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. Museum Man

    Museum Man Well-Known Member

    mink setting came out nice
     
  2. rjzn87

    rjzn87 New Member

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    Here is my first wrapping attempt! I wrapped the body and cast the head.
     

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  3. This is a very fat raccoon for wholesale customer!

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  4. love that fat o'l coon, great job Codi..
     
  5. Red stag

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    Young European Lynx 20 lbs. Ollie
     

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  6. wa

    wa Thanks John...this depicts me better

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    Nice cat
     
  7. byrdman

    byrdman Well-Known Member

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    nice "arm curtains" on that lynx
     
  8. rai_red

    rai_red Active Member

    fantastic job Ollie, love your lynx
     
  9. Red stag

    Red stag Active Member

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    Thanks ! :) Ollie
     
  10. trappersteph

    trappersteph now you can have it...

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  11. Museum Man

    Museum Man Well-Known Member

    great job on the dog
     
  12. Samson

    Samson New Member

    Here is a stone marten from me. poor thing was missing its tail (just a stump anymore) and left front paw. Both healed. I don't know what happened to him. :eek:
    Wrapped body and real skull.
    Greetings, Karin
     

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  13. wrapped.
     

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  14. B.S.O'Hare

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    That is sweet! I want one...
     
  15. That's pretty darn cool
     
  16. Catskin Cap

    Catskin Cap New Member

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    Wow, these mounts are all really beautiful! Loving the scenery on the bases, looks like a lot of effort has gone into those too.
    I'm an amateur taxidermist in the UK looking to eventually go pro, and I have a much greater preference for wrapped bodies than commercially bought ones (particularly if the skins are thrown on without any form modification). I figure wrapped forms are more time consuming, aren't seen as being too professional and in business terms aren't too practical, but they sure have charm and a much more natural feel to them.
    These are really inspiring and I feel encouraged to start doing more lifesize taxidermy. I'd love to have a picture of one of my works up here someday (the few I've done aren't pretty, trust me!)
     
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  18. OHDave

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    Here is a mink I just completed using a hand-wrapped body, using the leg bones and the head of an old skunk form that I carved to match the shape and dimensions of the mink. I'll be making the base next.
     

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  19. Samson

    Samson New Member

    Stone marten, wrapped body and real skull.
    Greetings, Karin
     

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  20. RTF

    RTF Active Member

    Love it Samson