Mounting Your Deer Head At Home
- Publish Date: 2005-03-23
- Binding: Hardcover
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Have you ever taken a trophy buck to a taxidermist, but were disappointed in the results-or the cost? With the help of Monte Burch and taxidermist Mark Nash, not only will you learn to create a lifelike mount you'll be proud to show off, you'll save money by doing it yourself! Find out how to choose the right tools and materials; make measurements for various deer head mounts; cape, skin, tan and store hides and more. Over 250 step-by-step photos and illustrations clearly demonstrate each procedure, while an 8-page color insert reveals the outstanding results. You'll also learn to model nostrils, tear ducts, lips, facial veins and eyes; Meticulous instructions are given for fitting the cape and ear-liners-this section along contains nearly 50 photos! Artistic finishing techniques for cleaning, filling, and painting your deer head are also covered. While deer heads are the focus in this informative new book, you'll also learn to work with full-body mounts, open-mouth mounts, attractive European mounts and traditional antler mounts. Or tackle such novelty projects as leg and foot ornaments or antler lamps and knife handles. You'll also find pro tips on cleaning your mount to maintain that lifelike look. No other book on the market covers this subject in such detail.Who knows? This could be the start of a whole new career! Learn to: * Choose the best tools and materials * Make accurate measurements * Cape, skin, tan, and store hides * Model nostrils, tear ducts, facial veins and eyes * Work with head, antler, and full-body mounts * Create novelty lamps, knife handles . . . and more MOUNTING YOUR DEER HEAD AT HOME is the first book on this subject to hit the market in many years. The information is fresh and relevant. No other book available today covers this subject in such detail and with the latest in products and techniques. Not only will you be proud of the deer you mount-you'll also save money by doing it yourself as well!
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