Elk Taxidermy Top of Texas Taxidermy

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  1. gizmo

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    Ok, so with the Aoudad safely at some very happy clients house I am on to the next project. This is a Colorado elk that the customer requested I make a custom rustic barn wood base with some habitat for. I just finished building the base and below are pics. I will post a few pics of the base itself but alas I don't want to give away all my secrets so they will be limited a bit. I will however post progress pics of the whole project.
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  2. kathy

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    The base is looking good. Forrest
     
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    You are getting to good at this stuff Gizmo! I think you are creating a lot of work for yourself sir!
     
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    Nice looking base. I suspect that this is going to finish up very nice. Bruce
     
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    Great looking base Gizmo;)

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    Looking forward to the finished product!
     
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    I'll be mock fitting the elk soon. I also made the antlers removable to make the piece easier to move around. I will probably do the same with the elk.
     

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    Really like the look of that base for NA game...Your impressing me bro!
     
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    Looks great bud!
     
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    Its going to look sweet! And that's a toad of an elk, that should be one happy hunter!
     
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    Good looking base Gizmo! Off subject but are your audad hunts low or high fenced?
     
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    High fenced
     

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    Oh I've been so excited to start this project. I love this elk. The client got it on public land in Colorado. Heck of an elk for a DIY public land hunt.
     
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    Good looking carpentry. And that rack... Wow!
     
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    Where exactly is the shop located? I'm having a 58 Chevy Apache built in Borger that will be ready to pick up late fall. Need to stop in and check out the place and say hello.
     
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    Here in Amarillo I'll pm you the address.
     

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    Got it, let ya know when we head that way.
     
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