Guide to taxidermy
Here in one comprehensive source are all the age-old instructions for correctly mounting all kinds of game, from birds and deer to fish and beyond. The Complete Guide to Traditional Taxidermy will show you the pleasure of performing taxidermy work for yourself and the profit to be gained in performing the art for others. The authors' thirty-five years of experience support every explanation and detailed instruction as they break down what it takes to be a collector, properly use the tools of the trade, and clean, skin, and mount a wide variety of game. Inside are all the original instructions for handling game from start to finish, including sections on mounting heads, fish, and reptiles, tanning skins, collecting and exhibiting insects and eggs, using tools and gathering materials, selecting eyes and wires, and much more. Complete with hundreds of illustrations, there's no better foundation for the beginning home taxidermist.
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|Grouped Work ID||3a23addd-180b-5719-151a-c204526ec135|
|Grouping Title||guide to taxidermy|
|Grouping Author||reed charles k|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-01-15 20:02:01PM|
|Last Indexed||2020-01-19 05:31:36AM|
|auth_author2||Reed, Chester A. 1876-1912.|
Stone, N. F.
|author||Reed, Charles K. (Charles Keller), 1851-1921.|
|author2-role||Reed, Chester A.1876-1912.|
Stone, N. F.
|author_display||Reed, Charles K|
|available_at_pineriver||Piner River Library|
|detailed_location_pineriver||Pine River Adult Non-Fiction|
|display_description||"Here is the original source for age-old instructions on correctly mounting all types of game, from birds to deer to fish and beyond--a classic work revived with all of its masterful teachings and more than 250 precise illustrations. Guide to Taxidermy reveals the pleasure of doing taxidermy work for yourself and the profit in performing the art for others. The authors break down what early twentieth-century taxidermists needed to know to be collectors, properly use the tools of the trade, and clean, skin, and mount a wide variety of game from start to finish, including sections on mounting heads, tanning skins, mounting fish and reptiles, collecting and mounting insects and eggs, using tools and gathering materials, selecting eyes and wires, and much more."--P.  of cover.|
|owning_library_pineriver||Piner River Library|
|owning_location_pineriver||Piner River Library|
|subject_facet||CRAFTS & HOBBIES|
|title_display||Guide to taxidermy|
|title_full||Guide to Taxidermy [electronic resource] Reed, Charles K.|
Guide to taxidermy / Charles K. Reed and Chester A. Reed ; drawings and photographs of mounted specimens by the authors and N. F. Stone
|title_short||Guide to taxidermy|
|topic_facet||CRAFTS & HOBBIES|