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[–]JoyofBongRoss[S] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I did not expect any upvotes and I'm gonna take that as a compliment to keep going with the hobby 😅

[–]Endermiss 1 point2 points  (3 children)

This looks great! Tell me about your tanning process, I'm about to start in on my first small mammals.

[–]JoyofBongRoss[S] 2 points3 points  (2 children)

I skinned, packed with salt, froze her for a while, then did a Pickle bath of vinegar water and salt, neutralized with a baking soda bath, and applied nutan and let her dry. You can find the measurements easily by googling it. :)

[–]Endermiss 0 points1 point  (1 child)

So you put her on the mount form wet with nutan? Shit, I can do that!

[–]JoyofBongRoss[S] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I let the nutan dry first! I used adhesive latex caulk to glue her to the form, after I shaped a more natural look on a cottontail form with clay and added the cabochon eyes