Piebald Life Size White Tail Buck, Taxidermy Lifesize Pine Root System Pedestal

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Project by Tim & Candy Hicks posted 12-16-2013 10:02 PM 3471 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piebald white tail buck died of natural causes, it is mounted on a pine root system and finished with Seal A Cell. It is very heavy and full of pitch.


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#1 posted 12-17-2013 12:23 AM

Wow that’s amazing ,very fine work.

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#2 posted 12-17-2013 12:33 AM

my first reaction was exactly the same as Jim’s comment …. wow, that is amazing!

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#3 posted 12-17-2013 01:16 AM

Is the snake also taxidermy?

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#4 posted 12-17-2013 02:04 AM

Fantastic! Outstanding work.

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#5 posted 12-17-2013 02:33 AM


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#6 posted 12-17-2013 03:36 AM

Your work is beautiful as always.

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#7 posted 12-17-2013 05:23 AM

Tim & Candy,

That base is absolutely perfect for the buck . . . but I could do without the snake! Yikes! What an incredible work of art! The third photo really puts the piece in perspective and shows the majesty of your work.

We don’t get to see piebalds every day. It’s wonderful that it could be preserved. Thanks for sharing.


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#8 posted 12-17-2013 02:02 PM

Yes the snake is real, it’s a 6’ rattlesnake killed on a ranch in Texas, the piebald came from the same ranch. This project was a lot of fun and we were just as thrilled when our client sent pictures with the buck and snake on the pedestal. We don’t get a chance to see the project completed for quite some time after we ship the pedestals, so it is a true pleasure when our customers will send us the pictures with their trophies on the pedestals. We are blessed to do be able to do what we do…..


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#9 posted 12-18-2013 07:34 PM

Wow! I have never seen anything like that! Great work!

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#10 posted 02-10-2014 10:02 PM

Wonderful piece! I really love the shape of the pine root.

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