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If large animals are to be mounted we will need in addition some iron working tools, such as
Set of taps and dies 1/4 to 1 in.
Tanner's knives, 1 or more
A combination vise and anvil will be needed in any case as well as some miscellaneous tools:
Fur comb, coarse and fine
combined Paint, wax, and varnish brushes
and some stuffing and modelling tools which you can make yourself. The list of materials seems like a long one, but many are inexpensive and others are used only in some small amounts, so the aggregate cost is small.
Excelsior Fine tow Cotton bat or wadding Plaster paris Corn meal Gasoline Potter's or modelling clay Set tube oil colors Glass eyes, assorted Soft wire, assorted Pins Cord Spool cotton, coarse and fine, black and white Wax, varnish, glue, paste Papier mache, or paper for same An assortment of nails, tacks, brads, screws, screw ey