Finished the Heads

twatwa Senior MemberPosts: 2,231 Senior Member
We cut a white birch out of my Mom's front yard and they are going to make the perfect mounting platform. They took a little time, but it was pretty simple, they turned out really nice and will look good on the wall.




  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 20,612 Senior Member
    Pretty cool looking.
    "To Hell with efficiency, it's performance we want!" - Elmer Keith
  • bullsi1911bullsi1911 Moderator Posts: 9,728 Senior Member
    thats pretty darn cool.
    To make something simple is a thousand times more difficult than to make something complex.
    -Mikhail Kalashnikov
  • Grizz1219Grizz1219 Member Posts: 424 Member
  • bellcatbellcat Senior Member Posts: 1,481 Senior Member
    Look great!
    "Kindness is the language the deaf can hear and the blind can see." Mark Twain
  • NNNN Senior Member Posts: 23,967 Senior Member
    Very good
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  • Six-GunSix-Gun Senior Member Posts: 7,346 Senior Member
    Very nice work.
    Accuracy: because white space between bullet holes drives me insane.
  • snake284snake284 Senior Member Posts: 21,851 Senior Member
    Nice work and nice shooting too.
    Daddy, what's an enabler?
    Son that's somebody with nothing to do with his time but keep me in trouble with mom.
  • timctimc Senior Member Posts: 6,684 Senior Member
    Nice work!
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  • 41magnut41magnut Senior Member Posts: 1,161 Senior Member
    I like those a lot
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  • 1965Jeff1965Jeff Senior Member Posts: 1,611 Senior Member
    Thanks for sharing, great looking set of memories there.
  • hawk18hawk18 Senior Member Posts: 735 Senior Member
    What did you use to clean the skulls? Beetles, boiling or chemicals?

  • orchidmanorchidman Senior Member Posts: 7,731 Senior Member
    Excellent way to display them. Made even 'cooler' by the fact that you did all the work from 'shooting' to 'Hanging'.
    Still enjoying the trip of a lifetime and making the best of what I have.....
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,768 Senior Member
    I like them too.
    Now I'm picturing your 10 pointer from the other thread on the tree from this year.......that would be cool IMHO
  • twatwa Senior Member Posts: 2,231 Senior Member
    hawk18 wrote: »
    What did you use to clean the skulls? Beetles, boiling or chemicals?


    Skin them as best you can, then boil them in a metal bucket on a turkey fryer burner for about 2 1/2 hours with water, borax and dawn detergent. After you boil them, it is best to pressure wash them, but we used an air compressor this time and it worked just fine.
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