Reproduction Elephant Tusks

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They look great!

A question on the bases though. How did he get the grain to perfectly match on the African continent cutout as on the background piece? It looks as if its a perfect "pushout" matching the grain on two different levels.
 

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Outstanding! And worth every penny! I’ll bet you dream of the hunt every time you see them!

Yes, I relive that hunt every single day!

What is the word on importing tusks just out of curiosity? Those are beautiful.

I believe a hearing or court date was pending end of April in regards to importation, imagine it has been delayed. Will see if I can find dig up any additional details.

Ed those look very nice, thank you for sharing the details of getting them made to the costs of getting them home. As a wood/metal worker please pass a job well done to the gentleman that turned crate wood into a nice set of bases!

My wife passed on your comments to him, replied “wow, one mention in a world renowned blog and I feel famous” !

He’s a good guy and his work is impeccable, we were honored he took on the project.


They look great!

A question on the bases though. How did he get the grain to perfectly match on the African continent cutout as on the background piece? It looks as if its a perfect "pushout" matching the grain on two different levels.

He’s good! He passed on to us “it is a push out cut with a scroll saw at about a 2 degree angle”.
 

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So your tusks remain at the taxidermy in Africa indefinitely? Are they charging a storage fee?
 

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by the way,i also like the giraffe.
 

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So your tusks remain at the taxidermy in Africa indefinitely? Are they charging a storage fee?

I don’t believe Taxidermy Studios are charging for storage, mine are not in storage and on display. I may see them in person again next year, TBD.
 

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by the way,i also like the giraffe.

We found the Giraffe on my way to visit my brother in central Florida, they have all kinds of metal/painted animals including full size lions, tigers and bears...oh my!

They had a full size Zebra and foul, just about any animal you can imagine except a leopard!
 

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