Gord Nuttall

How to preapre your trophy black bear so it will make a beautiful rug

Rug therapy

A step-by-step primer on how to properly prepare your trophy black bear to make a prized bearskin rug

Step 12

It’s important to skin the neck in a tube shape to avoid additional sewing by the taxidermist—and a pricier bill for you. Pull the fur over the head so it’s essentially inside out, and use the thin-bladed knife to peel and skin the fur all the way around the neck until you get to the final neck joint.

Gord Nuttall
Gord Nuttall
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