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Giraffe mounting time laps videos
Finished this mount a few weeks ago and just finished these three videos of the process. By far the largest piece of taxidermy for me.
Very Cool... I watched all 3 videos start to finish.
How long have you been doing Taxidermy? How do you approach working on a new species?
Cool videos and animal! How many total hours did that end up being?
Great effort and results! Thanks so much for taking the time to get it on video.
Amazing, thanks for taking us along. looks like beautiful piece of art.
Wow what a project!
Looks really nice congrats
To cheap to go for the full mount huh?
Really impressive work. Well done
BO-N-ARO, awesome videos. I do have a question on how you made your wrinkles, did you just use hide paste or did you use clay under the skin to make them. I dabble in taxidermy and complete d a short hair deer mount for a special young girl who had cancer and i just used hide paste under the skin and formed the wrinkles, but I'd like to know how you did your. Thanks, Scott
Very neat documentation of your work. Gives a perspective and a greater appreciation for taxidermy work.
Also, a very nice giraffe trophy. Awesome animals in many ways.
I approach a new animal with reference. I like Omer at hundreds of pics on line and spent a couple hours at the zoo watching giraffe taking pics and vids. Been doing taxidermy as a hobby and part time business for over 40 years. Took me 45/50 hours to modify the form and 25/30 for mounting and finishing. I used over 20 tubes of latex chalk for the wrinkles. As I was sewing up the neck I would leave a inch or two opened every foot or two. I had a 30 inch long tube on the call tube that I would slide in the opening and pump in the chalk as needed. Thanks to all!!!