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If you are not squeamish, and you should not be if you are a deer hunter, a skull mount is a good way to preserve the trophy you have taken. A skull ...
You can boil the entire skull once the skin has been removed then pick it clean of tissue (inside and out), a tedious process, indeed.
Remove the head and using a sharp knife (Exacto knife or razor blade) cut the skin away from the skull and as much tissue as you can manage.
Mark a line from the pocket in the back of the skull behind the antlers to the nose.
Here comes the messy part and the part where you are most likely to screw it up. I use a reciprocating saw with a long blade to cut the skull on the l...
Now the skull cap and antlers are off and you have a messy, slimy saw blade and a cap with half the brains, not to mention you just cut through the ey...
Boil the skull in a large pot of water with a few drops of Dawn dish soap. DO IT OUTSIDE. The smell is not too pleasant. Be sure to check it every so...
Once I have all the tissue picked off, I wire brush the skull, and lightly sand it. Don’t do this to the antlers though. You could bleach the bone by...
I made a template out of thin poster board for the plaque by setting the skull on the poster board and tracing free hand around the skull a few inches...
Drill holes in bony portions on the bottom side of the skull, being careful not to drill all the way through. Then place nails that were cut long eno...
Now while the wife is away, find a prominent place in the living room and hang your trophy. For more info: http://jimmar.hubpages.com/hub/Whitetail-E...
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