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2018 What's on your Workbench

Discussion in 'Bird Taxidermy' started by BrookeSFD16, Jan 2, 2018.

  1. Wildthings

    Wildthings Well-Known Member

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    Welcome 360 glad you're here! Show us some of your work!
     
  2. 360Concealment

    360Concealment New Member

    I currently don't have anything to share. Unless you're interested in seeing some of our custom gun holsters. Lol.

    This is my 6th waterfowling season, and it was only last season that I made a decision to try my hand at mounting my own bird(s). I stashed 9 birds in my freezer, that I feel are good candidates, and have been slowly accumulating tools, studying photos, and following along in various bird taxidermy groups.

    Thank you for the welcome, and I hope to share my first attempt soon.
     

  3. Wildthings

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    Jump right in and join the fun!
     
  4. fowlweatherfowler

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  5. Wildthings

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    First parrot style bird I've done
    Umbrella Cockatoo
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  6. Museum Man

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    very nice job wildthings
     
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  7. Ken 2

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    I wonder if that dog will chew my birds so that they too will turn out that nice?
     
  8. Jim McNamara

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    Nice lesser Josh.
    Umbrella looks very good wildthings. Not an easy bird to pull off.
    Overall some nice work these days.
     
  9. Wildthings

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    Thanks guys. His feet were pulled, injected and painted ahead of time along with casting an artificial head. The feathers were the hardest to dry and zip back up that I've ever dealt with
     
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  10. fowlweatherfowler

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    Thanks Jim! Dogs first retrieve and a drake up next to go with the hen. PSX_20181112_161210.jpg PSX_20181112_161742.jpg
     
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  13. byrdman

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    a few wholeale birds
     

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  14. byrdman

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    a special bird for a Swedish hunter
     

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  15. byrdman

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    pair for the showroom
     

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  16. Wildthings

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    From a southern boy -- what type grouse is that in the last post byrdman
     
  17. fowlweatherfowler

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    Last one from me for awhile. Back to skinning stuff till spring
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  18. Birds Only

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    Ok, haven't posted in a while. [​IMG]
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  19. byrdman

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    capercallie largest grouse in the world native to northern europe and asia and introduced to northern mn wisc and upper mich
     
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  20. byrdman

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    fowlweather what chall got to skin thats going to take til spring? dont sound like much fun