COMPLETE GUIDE TO SMALL GAME TAXIDERMY: HOW TO WORK WITH SQUIRRELS, VARMINTS & PREDATORS
Author: Todd Triplett
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), Sep 2003
The most complete modern taxidermy book. Covers topics on tools & accessories, field care, skinning & tanning, basic base building, lifesize mounts of squirrels, foxes, & bobcats, & more. B&W photos & illus; 6x9 inches, 176 pgs.
There are plenty of books on taxidermy, but none covers small game with the learning and depth of Small Game Taxidermy. Drawing on generations of experience, the author covers all aspects of the art. From proper field care and tanning to crafting lifesize mounts, this book will help any individual to approach master status.
Chapters cover topics on tools and accessories, field care, skinning and tanning, basic base building, making lifesize mounts of squirrels, foxes, and bobcats, and more. The author relates a lifetime of invaluable tips on the subtle arts of the ear and mouth?when to choose open and when to choose closed?and why field care is where good taxidermy starts.
Whether the reader is pursuing taxidermy as a hobby or a profession, Small Game Taxidermy will prove an invaluable guide.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Todd Triplett owns and operates Wild Art Taxidermy in Lenoir, North Carolina. He learned the art from his father, who was also a professional taxidermist. He writes for numerous outdoor publications including Turkey Call, and is also the author of The Complete Guide of Turkey Taxidermy.