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The Tough Part: Caping a Deer Head Around the Eyes and Ears

The toughest part of caping a deer head are the detailed cuts around the eyes and ears.

The mistake that taxidermists see most often is cuts made around the eyes and ears of big game animals.

If cut wrong, they can be a tough fix for even the best taxidermist.  With a little knowledge though, these cuts are not as hard as you might think.

As professional taxidermist Marty Davison explained to you, these cuts can be an aggravation.

Taxidermists might not be magicians.  Sometimes the work they do makes one think they are.  However, anything we can do to make their job easier, quicker and with less hassle, we should do it.  Hopefully this video will help you, and your taxidermist.

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The Tough Part: Caping a Deer Head Around the Eyes and Ears