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Fully Assembled Deer Skeleton is Eye Candy for the Whitetail Lover

Brian Hjelmeland/Facebook

It took four winters to piece together, but the final result was worth the long wait.

Brian Hjelmeland took on a winter project most of us wouldn't have the patience or skill to complete. That's what makes his masterpiece all the more impressive.

A hunter who hails from Iowa, Hjelmeland, decided four winters ago that he wanted to assemble a full deer skeleton. So with glue and pins in hand, he began the intricate and arduous task.

The owner of a high-fence deer farm gifted the skull and impressive rack to Hjelmelan years ago. The body came from a different buck, but when he combined the two, he created breathtaking results.

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As posted to his Facebook page, Hjelmeland put hundreds of hours into this project, which can truly be described as a labor of love.

And for those who know the inner workings of a deer's anatomy, something might seem amiss:


Incredible skill and a piece worthy of any museum. Awesome job, Brian.

Images Courtesy of Brian Hjelmeland/Facebook.

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Fully Assembled Deer Skeleton is Eye Candy for the Whitetail Lover