1. Welcome to Taxidermy.net, Guest!
    We have put together a brief tutorial to help you with the site, click here to access it.

favorite saw for cutting skull plates?

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by topnotch, Nov 20, 2013.

  1. I use a regular hand saw.
  2. eliscull

    eliscull Nov. 2011

    DC that is exactly what i use and can't imagine using anything else. can cut quickly and neatly. not to mention exact cuts. cheap tool and blades too

  3. Corporal Herbie

    Corporal Herbie New Member

    Absolutely shameless plug here.....

    Makita Canada sells STAINLESS STEEL reciprocating saw blades in 9" and 12" lengths and 6 TPI and 10 TPI configurations specifically for cutting meat, bone, horn, etc. without risk of contamination (no paint on the blade to chip or mark the bone) or corrosion (resists rust, staining, etc.).

    Halford's Mail Order out of Edmonton, AB sells them via their website:


    Yes they're more expensive than standard wood cutting blades but they will easily last for many seasons and pay for themselves. So whether you're dressing that moose in the field or just cutting skull plates, it's something else you can consider.

  4. cflwrs

    cflwrs Member

    Well saw 404 it's quick on the elk with the 8 tooth per inch blade.