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United Taxidermist Association Hands-On Workshops

Discussion in 'The Taxidermy Industry' started by UNITED TAXIDERMIST ASSOCI, Feb 26, 2014.

  1. The 2014 UTA EXPO will be offering two hands on classes for those wishing to participate. These workshops are limited to a certain number and are “First come, First served” basis.

    The Bird class “Mounting the Ring Neck Pheasant” will be taught by the following instructors.

    Jim Kimball, Dale Manning, Terry Bennett, Danny Owens and Shawn Bakken

    UTA, through the generous donations of suppliers, will be providing the following materials for this workshop: The Ring Neck Pheasant, the form, head, eyes, sewing thread, tape, wire, neck material, mounting stand, etc.

    Those participating will need to bring: Flat nosed pliers, Needle nosed pliers, Wire cutters, One 6 inch straight needle and One 4 inch straight needle.

    There are only 10 spots left in this class. Contact Brenda Duvall (715.785.7828) or Gail Tout (520.790.1054) to sign up.

    The Game Head workshop will be taught by the following instructors.

    Clay Wagner, Dawayne Dewey, Manny Chavez, Dan Tout, Terry Bennett and Greg Brumfield.

    In this workshop you bring your own Game Head and tools you use to mount your piece. Tools should include everything you need to mount this animal, i.e., mounting stand modeling tools, hand tools, form, cape, eyes, ears, clay etc. Whatever you normally use …bring it. The Instructors will assist you in all aspects of the mount you may have questions about. This will be a great class to bring that Game Head you may not be completely familiar with or one that you wish to learn new or different techniques about. The Instructors will be able to help you in any way you need.

    There are 9 spots left for this class.

    Contact Brenda Duvall (715.785.7828) or Gail Tout (520.790.1054) to sign up.

    The UTA Hands-On workshops will be a great opportunity to improve your skills and share time with some of the finest taxidermists in our trade.
    Times and days of the workshops can be found on the UTA EXPO page of our website. Go to that page and click on the “Schedule of Events” button for complete scheduling info.


    The UTA looks forward to seeing you in North Platte!!

    “We Stand Together”
  2. An oversight on our part (we forgot to put Manny on the list to be posted) and by popular demand..... Manny Chavez is one of the instructors for the mammal hands-on workshop.

    Be sure to contact Brenda or Gail pronto to take advantage of this great opportunity!! We will keep you posted on the number of spots available.

    "We Stand Together"

  3. The hands-on workshops are filling quickly. Half the spots in each are now registered. Don't miss out if you want to be involved in these great workshops.

    Contact Brenda Duvall (715.785.7828) or Gail Tout (520.790.1054) to sign up.
  4. A few spots are still left...Don't miss out!!