Finally started lioness base for lifesize mount

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  1. billc

    billc SILVER SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Thanks again everyone. I did the first lay out based on what I remembered the area my son took her on. It was opened area with sand and little grass so I tried to match that. I was torn about adding more and still am really.

    I think a few more patches of grass maybe needed but so far everyone who has seen it in person liked how it was already. My son even though about adding some under her looking like is was being bent over from here walking over it.
     
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    I like the bent over grass idea. I almost mentioned that and then backed off thinking that might be pushing it. Tough to know for sure without seeing it in person.
     
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    Bill that is a great thought from Dakota. It could add motion and realism. You ought to give it a try;)
     
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    Looking good!

    Agree with both
     
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    Well added some wheels to the frame so it can be wheeled around easier. Also added some grass and bolted her down and made a place in my living room for her. I am very happy with how the base came out and very happy how it all came together. Enjoy the pictures and let me know if the grass looks better now.

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    You know bill this could be an extra line of work for you! You did an amazing job sir!
     
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    That looks amazing!
     
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    Thanks guys for the nice comments. :) The tips I got on here helped me a lot. I am proud of the way the base turned out to finish off the great mount I got from Relive taxidermist
     
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