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Wrapped body question

Discussion in 'Lifesize Mammals' started by Keith, Apr 9, 2013.

  1. Keith

    Keith Well-Known Member

    Every time I wrap a body, bird or mammal, when I insert the wrapped leg wires into the main body and cinch the wire, I distort the main body. I have used various size thread to wrap and wrapped dense and not so dense bodies of excelsior.

    Is there a trick that I am missing here?
  2. could be your wire, are you putting a point on the end?

  3. Keith

    Keith Well-Known Member

    Yes, I have tried sharp and dull.
  4. Riverland

    Riverland New Member

    When's the last time you did a bird? Wrap them tight as you can but still insert a wire. The coarseness of the excelsior makes a diffrence also finer is better.
  5. Keith

    Keith Well-Known Member

    I do a few of my own. Got to keep in practice.

    Drew does all the birds at the shop