Badger Stew




About: Tim Anderson is the author of the "Heirloom Technology" column in Make Magazine. He is co-founder of, manufacturers of "3D Printer" output devices. His detailed drawings of traditional Pacific...

Dead animal dismembering!
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You've killed and skinned a badger.
Now what?
Cut it up.
And cut it up and cut it up.
And make stew!

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    13 Discussions


    6 years ago

    I love badgers. Have you seen my profile picture! Great instructable though.


    8 years ago on Introduction

    You mentioned a trapper saying the badger was a bit skinny/small, I have to agree. It's a good-sized animal you got, but there are ones out there that are really big.

    Here one takes on a grizzly bear:


    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Welcome to Burning Man, where nudity means even less than it normally does, if it ever meant anything... Please review This instructable.
    what discreet photography :-)


    11 years ago on Introduction

    next up: badger pot pie! seriously though, this was rather informative.


    11 years ago on Introduction

    "So, what did you do at Burning Man, Tim?" "I took apart a badger to see how it worked. Then I made it into stew." I don't know why people bother taking drugs at Burning Man, if there's stuff like that going on without you even having to hallucinate it.


    11 years ago on Introduction

    Good work skinning and dismembering that badger. If you ever get tired of engineering, you could always be a trapper (if you weren't one already in a past life). I hope you had the chance to try it with some cold Fosters. Roast badger and Fosters pair up quite well. Cheers!