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Re: Beaver hoop display
« Reply #15 on: December 20, 2019, 09:08:05 AM »
Looks great. I've got several soft tanned beaver laying around that would look great as wallhangers like this. One is a 68" with bright red guard hair that I've always wanted to display. Now I've got an idea so thank you.
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Re: Beaver hoop display
« Reply #16 on: December 20, 2019, 09:10:19 AM »
This is very cool!
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Re: Beaver hoop display
« Reply #17 on: December 20, 2019, 09:18:22 AM »
Nice job, looks great!
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Re: Beaver hoop display
« Reply #18 on: December 20, 2019, 10:07:15 AM »
Cool present.
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Re: Beaver hoop display
« Reply #19 on: December 20, 2019, 07:48:13 PM »

I've made a couple over the years too.  Here is my last one I made.
I dressed it up a little and some old friends have given me some stuff to add to it.
I think if you're giving it to a friend for Christmas, you're a good friend.
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Re: Beaver hoop display
« Reply #20 on: December 20, 2019, 07:52:43 PM »
I have made several like this one.  Tanned with no backing and as Humptulips mentioned, lace from the leather side.  Willow with the bark on.
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Re: Beaver hoop display
« Reply #21 on: December 20, 2019, 07:58:37 PM »
Knew a guy in Toutle that made beaver wall hangings with 2 or 3 elk sheds as hoop or attached to hoop. Very nice. 

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Re: Beaver hoop display
« Reply #22 on: January 08, 2020, 04:19:08 PM »
All of them are good looking displays.  It shows that you don't have to follow certain instructions and can use your imagination.  Except the way you lash the hide with cord or leather strips:  from the leather side out the fur side like Bruce said.  You can also use maple shoots that grow from a stump.  They aren't quite as flexible as willow.
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Re: Beaver hoop display
« Reply #23 on: January 08, 2020, 06:25:16 PM »
Very nice, wold love to see a hat made from one

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Re: Beaver hoop display
« Reply #24 on: January 08, 2020, 06:51:16 PM »
Very nice, wold love to see a hat made from one

Here is a Beaver hat, super warm and keeps you dry even in the rain.

 


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