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Deer Taxidermy

Installing a Brad Eppley Whitetail Deer Replacement Nose

If you are looking to up your game in whitetail deer taxidermy and are not offended nor turned off by a little innovated snap on taxidermy, then I have something to share with you. It’s called the Brad Eppley Whitetail Deer Nose and is rated as the best commercial or competition replacement deer nose offered […]

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Whitetail Deer Earbutts 101

Whitetail deer earbutts can be intimidating to some taxidermists especially to the new comers to the game.  There are two wrongs I usually observe on first time deer mounts that will stick out to any veteran taxidermist.  Either they have over exaggerated whitetail earbutts for the season the deer was killed in or we have […]

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Whitetail Form Alteration 101

In this article I am going to demonstrate a whitetail form alteration and  how I altered a McKenzie 6900 series wall pedestal from a right turn look to a full straight off the wall look. The first thing I totally regret is that I did not take a before and after picture of our McKenzie […]

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Working With Pre-Set Deer Eyes

There has been much discussion on whether pre-set eye deer manikins are better to use then non preset. If you’re using pre-set deer eyes you’re pretty much stuck with the eye position and look. You will also be using the lay method, when mounting your deer cape.  The biggest complaint I hear from other taxidermists […]

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Slow Drying Your Deer Mounts

Here at the lab we always want the eyes and face to be the last to dry on our mount. This gives us time to adjust/taxi the eyes, nose and bottom lip to our liking, plus work on other projects without worrying about missing the boat on eye adjustment etc…. Also the slower you let […]

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Whitetail Deer Reference Ear Butts

Whitetail Deer Reference Skinned whitetail ear butt. http://ift.tt/2jowaHv

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Whitetail Deer Ears Placement 101

If you seem to have problems of placement of your deer ears on your mounts there are a few things you can do. Sometimes they seem to too far forward while other times too far back, too low, too high. You look at reference pics but you still cant seem to get it right . To […]

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Taxidermy Splitting Deer Lips With X-ACTO Knife

Sorry for the lack of close-up footage in this taxidermy video. A short film on splitting deer lips on a whitetail deer cape while using an X-ACTO knife Z series blade. Watch and listen as I cover the basics on skinning deer lips.