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Recovery Maceration And Assembly Of Deer Fawn Skull And Skeleton

Discussion in 'Skulls and Skeletons' started by Vulpes Vulpes, Sep 30, 2020.

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  1. Vulpes Vulpes

    Vulpes Vulpes Active Member

    Sea Wolf, I did use Elmer's for the skull. The glue was great but the bones were a pain to reassemble. I don't want to mess with it. Once one piece comes loose, it sets everything off. IMG_2381.jpg
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  2. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Doing well with it regardless. Does it have a future display home? Would be a shame if it has to live in the garage when done.
     

  3. Tnrandy

    Tnrandy Member

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    wow looking good
     
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  4. Vulpes Vulpes

    Vulpes Vulpes Active Member

    It’s mostly done. I still have the dewclaws and “cartilage” (clear silicone caulk) to apply.
    next time I’d use thicker threaded rod to keep it more stable.
    my wife is letting me display it for now. Long term it will probably go in my kids’ school or the local nature center. 69D9163D-B03C-4EB5-9AD9-87F8EC18BE2A.jpeg 8544740D-D380-4D0C-907B-E740B62BD196.jpeg 53EAF5F8-2E75-4A5F-A2E1-D8F7D463AC1E.jpeg
     
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  5. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    You know, if you put a little red, shiny ball on the nose and a red harness with some brass bells ... and some Christmas lights I bet the wife would laugh and let you keep it there. :)
     
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