Professional Standards for Shipping, Part 2: Building Stands for Drying and Shipping Plus Reinforcing Necks and Horns

by World Champion Bill Neuman

In this article I will be demonstrating how we at Dakota Taxidermy build a drying stand. For us, this stand is a multi-purpose stand. It is first a drying stand; second, it becomes a foundation platform for our artificial hoof installations; third, it becomes a blueprint for our habitat department; and lastly, it is a shipping stand if the mammal is not shipped on its habitat. For starters we will go back a bit prior to installation of leg rods. This takes place with our initial test-fit of the hide.

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