Well as many may know my son Dakota hunted a lioness a few years back with Pieter at Paw Print safaris. Well have had the mount back about a year from Relive taxidermist in SA. Finally have some free time and decide to start the base. It is a work in progress and thought some may like to see how I decide to go about making it. Many steps to go yet but here is the start. Started with a 2x4 frame then some 1/2 plywood for basic frame. Then made the sides out of mahogany from some strips I had left from a shield I made. Just over 6' long and 24" wide with the sides being 51/2" tall with the mahogany sides.