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Base for a Bobcat Mount

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Project by Dmack posted 01-29-2011 04:39 PM 2931 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend killed a bobcat and had it mounted, he need a base for it. He wanted a 30” tall, octagon, raised panel base, I thought that was just to big of a box for a 30 lb cat. So I talked him into this style of base, I saw this table online and thought that could work well for this project….can’t wait to see the cat on it…
Made from wormy Ash, general gel stain Java & Candle light, spray lacquer Thanks

-- Dmack





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sras

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#1 posted 01-29-2011 05:51 PM

Nice adaptation! I think it looks better than the online version.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 01-29-2011 09:24 PM

Nice work, if you get a chance to snap a pic with the mount on top, I’d like to see it. As a hunter myself, taxidermy intrigues me…..

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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#3 posted 01-30-2011 12:40 AM

I never understood the taxidermy thing… or the hunting for sport…. but the base is a wonderful design.

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#4 posted 01-30-2011 12:45 AM

Nice. We can’t wait either!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 01-30-2011 12:46 AM

I agree with mtkate, But I love the table.

-- Theresa, https://www.facebook.com/derrymore/

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#6 posted 01-30-2011 01:28 AM

Very cool, great choice of colors. Nice job.

-- Have a great day.

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#7 posted 01-30-2011 01:29 AM

Very nice styling. It looks real sturdy too.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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