Home Taxidermy gives you full step-by-step instructions for 11 crazy ways to preserve and display animal remains. Learn how to tan hides, stuff carcasses, and even create an anatomically-accurate computer mouse! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by home taxidermy experts, and contain pictures for each step so you can follow along yourself.

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How to stuff a mouse. Warning: an extremely graphic tutorial involving dead mice.See LED Throwie Rodents, Conjoined Twin Mice, and Duck Mouse for more advanced projects..
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Hacked travel-size (hardware) mouse + taxidermied (wetware) mouse = Mouse Mouse! Fully functional, and furry!Warning: this project involves taxidermy, dremels, and sometimes graphic pictures of dead...
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Captured on video: a duck-footed mouse, created through the wonders of taxidermy. This is an advanced project; see mouse taxidermy for the basics and Conjoined Twin Mice and LED Throwie Rat for othe...
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Hi This is my first instructable! I am Going to (or try to) Show you how to well... Stuff a Duck! I have stuffed quite a few animals before so i might have some more taxidermy instructables later. But...
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Learn how to clean and prepare animal skulls for display or study. WARNING: Veiwer disgreshion advised. Includes photos of raw skulls. Not for those with a weak stomache. Please do not leave comments ...
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Drive to Burning Man. Hit a badger on the road on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation. It ran in front of us so fast I didn't know whether to turn left or right. I just yelled really loud and woke Sta...
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Mouse taxidermy 2.0: conjoined twins. Warning: dead mice in decorative form. If you disapprove of this concept on principle, please peruse some of the other new Instructables instead.
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How to make a Rat LED Throwie. Or, what happened when LED Throwies met Mouse Taxidermy. Be warned, this is another extremely graphic tutorial featuring guts, dismemberment, and soldering. Also see ...
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To preserve small animal pelts leading to tanning and finishing. In this Instructable I'm using to excellent Fox Squirrels shot Thanksgiving morning. Some pictures may be graphic :Materials:" Sharp k...
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This is an instructable inspired by canida's mouse/rat taxidermy. For more information on detailed taxidermy, go search "mouse taxidermy" and you'll probably find it. to start off, I would like to sa...
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