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Whitening Skulls

Discussion in 'Skulls and Skeletons' started by Bowhunter1800, Oct 13, 2019.

  1. Bowhunter1800

    Bowhunter1800 New Member

    Hey guys new to skull work and just had a question about whitening. I was wondering what is the more perfected method for whitening soaking in volume 40 or painting on the volume 40 and basic white mix. Thanks
  2. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    You will have to do both at times. It will depend on the size of the skull. I personally prefer to submerge and soak all skulls in peroxide, even if I have to rotate them and do sections at a time. But, there will be skulls that you can not fit into a 5 gallon bucket or manage to get into some arrangement to soak. Then you have to paste with peroxide and Basic White, wrap with plastic wrap and get under heat. Submerging is best at all times. All parts of the skull get whitened and the peroxide dissolves out small bits of missed tissues as well as sanitizes the entire thing inside and out.