Entries by Garret Brain

Staining Deer Antlers and Weathered Deer Racks

How to Stain Deer Antlers Randy Sanders, owner of Beetle Juice Skull Works skull cleaning service shows you the before and after of staining deer antlers on a weathered deer skull. Chances are you have a few of these in your collection from either finding dead deer, burying the deer head with the antlers exposed or just finding shed antlers […]

How to Completely Break Down and Mount a Turkey

 How to Mount a Turkey | Turkey Mounting 101 Whether you tagged your first gobbler ever this spring or your 50th bird, the beauty of a turkey never seems to get old. There’s something about the perfect way the feathers all align and how they can camouflage a big bird so well. And there is no […]

Unique Turkey Mounting Ideas and Skull Mounts

Turkey Skull Mounts and Mounting Options When you think of mounting a turkey, you probably immediately think about tail fan mounts. That’s definitely the most common turkey mounting option. Another is full body turkey mounts for those exceptionally big or beautiful birds you luck out with. Both mounts are great ways to preserve a hunt, […]

How to Clean Waterfowl Skulls | Waterfowl Skull Mount

The Process of Making a Waterfowl Skull Mount Hunters usually have a few mounted animals on display in their home, but most people naturally think of mammals (not birds) when it comes to taxidermy. And if you’re a duck hunter looking for a European mount, that’s just not fair. Just as the process of cleaning […]

How to Clean and Whiten a Deer Skull

The Best Way to Whiten a Deer Skull | European Skull Mounts There is something special about seeing an unblemished European mount on the wall. Deer shoulder mounts and even full mounts have their place, but the allure and simplicity of a skull mount cannot be denied. The problem that many people run into, however, […]

Coyote Mounting | Options to Preserve a Coyote

Introduction to Coyote Mounting and Coyote Skull Cleaning Methods If you’ve lived in rural areas almost anywhere in the United States, there’s a good chance you’ve had to deal with coyotes at one point or another. In some locations, they can be a downright nuisance. They are effective predators and can kill whitetail fawns very […]

How to Clean a Coyote Skull | Coyote Skull Mounting

Cleaning a Coyote Skull Randy Sanders of Beetle Juice Skull Works, a dermestid beetle skull cleaning service, shows you how to clean a coyote skull. Coyote skull mounts are a great way to save another trophy display for that beautiful or giant coyote you recently harvested or trapped. Want to preserve a skull? Dermestid beetles […]

How to Clean a Bobcat Skull | Bobcat Skull Mounting

Cleaning a Bobcat Skull Randy Sanders of Beetle Juice Skull Works, a dermestid beetle skull cleaning service, shows you how to clean a bobcat skull. Bobcat skull mounts are a great way to save another trophy display for that beautiful or giant bobcat you recently harvested or trapped. Want to preserve a skull? Dermestid beetles […]

How to Clean a Fox Skull | Fox Skull Mounting

Cleaning a Fox Skull Randy Sanders of Beetle Juice Skull Works, a dermestid beetle skull cleaning service, shows you how to clean a fox skull. Fox skull mounts are a great way to save another trophy display for that beautiful or giant fox you recently harvested or trapped. Want to preserve a skull? Dermestid beetles […]

How to Clean an Otter Skull | Otter Skull Mounting

Cleaning an Otter Skull Randy Sanders of Beetle Juice Skull Works, a dermestid beetle skull cleaning service, shows you how to clean an otter skull. Otter skull mounts are a great way to save another trophy display for that beautiful or giant otter you recently harvested or trapped. Want to preserve a skull? Dermestid beetles […]