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In this articale/tutorial I will show you how to skin and preserve a squirrels hide. Watch for my later tutorial on how to gut and prepare the carcass ...
1 x Dead Squirrel 1 x Sharp Knife 1 x Lb of Salt 2 x Rags 1 x Cutting Board 1 x Non Queasy Stomach
Try to spread the squirrel as flat as possible. Rigor mortus may have set in so you will have to take your time spreading the limbs.
Start your cut under the chin. Draw the knife back towards the anus. You might have to turn the knife over to help break the skin after you ...
Start peeling the skin back from the body. I find it easiest to pull it at a right angle. You might have to wiggle the knife around under ...
You need to cut the skin back from the neck below the head to prepare for the next step. When you are doing this mind your fingers. I ...
Slowly and gently pull the skin straight back along the length of the body. It should come off without to much trouble. If you have an issue use ...
Fat and other tissues left attached to the skin are your enemy. They will rot causeing the pelt to decay over time. As you can see in the ...
You should now have a nice little squirrel pelt to call your own. Use it how you see fit. I use mine to display items I have liberated ...
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