My First Bear Rug Creation

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  • David's avatar

    @Brandon Mitchell thank you

  • Kendel's avatar

    Looks awesome, did use trubond?

  • David's avatar

    @Kendel I just used pickling salt, a fleshing knife, The tanning solution in the orange bottle and I just pieced together some wood for the stretcher. I’m not sure what trubond is.

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    @Kendel thanks

  • Kendel's avatar

    @David ok the orange stuff answers my question it would do same thing, nice work

  • GVS's avatar

    Looks terrific. Great job on the tanning. I think I may try a rugshell form with the head and make a full rug on my next one. I have been working on my tanning skills with coons this season so I don't screw it up.

  • David's avatar

    @GVS just be careful stretching it after it’s out of the solution. I had a section on the front right leg that slipped as I was tacking it for stretching. Other than that just be careful fleshing and good luck.

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David C

North Carolina

Hunting at the age of 7 with a 243. Fishing since I was old enough to walk. United States Marine veteran. Avid shooter, gun collector, hunter and fisherman. Owner/Operator at Eastern Primal Outfitters.

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