BK5 ADVANCED TAXIDERMY by P.A.O'Connor
This book is not for the beginner, but for those who have had some experience of Taxidermy and are interested in extending their knowledge through different techniques.
204 pages, many colour, black & white photos throughout, plus text illustrations.
BK11 MUSEUM QUALITY FISH TAXIDERMY by Ruth Sawyer Billard
Probably the most comprehensive book available on the subject of Fish Taxidermy. The book presumes that the reader is a complete beginner on Fish, and therefore provides fabulous hints and tips on both tools and materials - the techniques are refreshingly simple to follow and cover all aspects through moulding, casting, reproduction and airbrushing.
257 pages, over 100 black & white photos, 7 full colour fish painting charts.
BK2 TAXIDERMY - A COMPLETE MANUAL by John C. Metcalf
This modern book covers work on birds, mammals, fish etc., as well as many other aspects of the art of Taxidermy. Full information on tools, equipment and chemicals is also provided.
166 pages, over 130 line drawings for step-by-step instruction.
BK4 BIRD TAXIDERMY by James M Harrison
An ideal book for the Taxidermist who is concentrating on Bird Taxidermy, the book takes the reader through the process of skinning and mounting the bird, it covers the materials used and goes on to the maintenance of a collection. N.B. due to the age of this book, many of the chemicals used are no longer considered 'safe handling', alternatives are available, please ask.
65 pages, some black & white photographs and line drawings.
BK10 GAMEBIRD TAXIDERMY by Frank Newmyer
This book, by America's leading bird Taxidermist, is probably the most in-depth study of Bird Taxidermy available. It begins with the care of the bird in the field, correct freezing methods, the removing and cleaning of the skin, mounting the birds using manikins, the book continues with making detailed anatomy, painting and finishes with a chapter on habitat creation.
256 pages, over 400 black & white photographs and diagrams.
BREAKTHROUGH INSTRUCTION MANUALS
WATERFOWL & BIRD FINISHING by Kelly Seibels
This manual includes over 75 paint finishing schedules for the feet, legs & bills of the most common waterfowl and upland game birds. Clear black & white photographs illustrate the areas of colour application for each step.
192 pages, 75 paint schedules in black & white.
BIRD TAXIDERMY by Sallie Dahmes and Bob Williamson
This step -by-step manual includes all the information necessary to mount birds in a variety of postures including standing, swimming, flying and dead game to name a few. Full of current taxidermy techniques, and covering traditional and modern methods.
156 pages, 750 black & white photographs & diagrams.
FISH TAXIDERMY by Tom Sexton and Jim Hall
This book features most of the mounting methods used in fish taxidermy today, the book explains the techniques used by many of the top fish taxidermists in America, including reference, skinning, mounting and finishing.
162 pages, over 700 black & white photographs & diagrams.
FISH PAINTING ENCYCLOPEDIA (not illustrated)
This manual contains airbrush painting procedures for most commonly mounted fish. Detailed black & white diagrams show step-by-step colour application, each paint reference opens out flat for easy reference.
156 pages, over 250 black & white photographs & diagrams.
FISH FINISHING SYSTEM by Tom Sexton
This innovative manual reveals the many closely guarded secrets surrounding the painting and finishing of fish. The book covers both skin mounts and casts, all techniques are fully explained and easy to understand.
116 pages, over 400 black & white photographs, 50 colour photos & diagrams.
REPTILE & AMPHIBIAN MANUAL by Ken Edwards
This is the definitive source for modern reptile and amphibian taxidermy information. Covering all aspects including, anatomy, field care, safety in handling venomous species, skinning, mounting, casting, carving, and more.
172 pages, over 1000 black & white photographs and diagrams.
WHITETAIL TAXIDERMY various authors
The clear step-by-step photos and easy to understand text explains how to mount a Whitetail Deer using current techniques, to professional standards. These methods can also be used on any British Deer. Packed full of practical information to improve your work.
112 pages, over 800 black & white photographs & diagrams.
WHITETAIL/MULE DEER by Sallie Dahmes
The book is a complete guide from start to finish, everything from skinning to finishing procedures are covered with clear photographs and diagrams illustrating every step of the way. The methods used in this book may also be applied to any British Deer.
160 pages, over 800 black & white photographs & diagrams.
MAMMAL TAXIDERMY by Brent Housekeeper & Brent Hall
This comprehensive book features several different methods for mounting life-size mammals, as well as chapters on tanning, altering manikins, base construction and finishing techniques.
160 pages, over 800 black & white photographs & diagrams.
HABITAT AND EXHIBIT MANUAL by various wildlife artists
Learn to create beautiful habitat scenes for your mounts and carvings, learn the art of working with resins, foams, epoxies, maches and dozens of other materials to create convincing artificial water, snow, earth, rocks & vegetation to enhance your work.
156 pages, over 600 black & white photographs & diagrams.
COMMERCIAL FISH REPRODUCTION IN FIBREGLASS by Jim Hall
This well-written, easy to understand booklet explains everything you need to know to get started in moulding and casting reproduction fish. The complete procedure for moulding a fish in plaster and casting it in fibreglass lay-up resin, is demonstrated with a step-by-step project of a Largemouth Bass.
18 pages, over 80 black & white photographs.
PRINCIPLES OF TANNING by Brent Housekeeper
This booklet tackles the subject of tanning and takes the mystery out of mammal tanning, the book begins with an explanation of skin structure and the theory of tanning, followed by several practical methods that can be used to achieve a professional finish.
18 pages, 30 photographs and illustrations.
OPEN-MOUTH COYOTE HEAD MOUNT by Brent Housekeeper
An easy to follow tanning andmounting method for an open mouth Coyote head, wall mount. Also information on making earliners, installing a jaw set and many other helpful tips.
16 pages, over 50 black & white photographs.
MOUNTING A SQUIRREL (WRAPPED BODY) by Ed Thompson
This booklet illustrates how to mount a squirrel using a woodwool wrapped body, the method use follows skinning, tracing, wrapping legs, constructing the body, re-building the natural skull, mounting, posing and finishing.
12 pages, 100 black & white photographs.
This quarterly magazine builds into an invaluable reference library of information and know how, covering every aspect of Taxidermy and its related arts.
Each magazine contains a wonderful mix of articles including photographic reference of winning competition mounts, informative articles on current taxidermy techniques, new products profiles, in-depth wildlife studies, the latest information on carving and painting, as well as letters, classified advertising and the monthly reference library.
back issue - £4.90
A quarterly magazine packed with detailed articles covering a wide range of Taxidermy related subjects, a priceless collection of knowledge and information.
Every issue covers many topics on Taxidermy projects, habitat arrangements, accurate wildlife reference, airbrushing and painting schedules for fish, product focus, as well as the many trade advertisements.
back issue - £4.90