Taxidermy is truly an art form. We at Hotmelt.com understand that a lot of time and work go into preparing, stuffing and mounting the skins of animals. High quality taxidermy adhesive supplies, like epoxy, super glue, spray adhesives, hot melt, and hot melt glue guns makes a taxidermist job easier. Hotmelt.com can help point you in the right direction for your adhesive taxidermy supply needs. We understand the needs of our taxidermist customers. We have outlined a few of our top adhesive supplies for taxidermy below.
Epoxy for Taxidermy
5-minute Epoxy- A great tool to repair numerous taxidermy problems. 5 minute epoxy is great for altering or reattaching parts such as fixing broken antlers, broken fins and bird head attachment, etc. 5 Minute epoxy is great for fish taxidermy, snake taxidermy, habitat construction, and many other uses.
Cyanoacrylate Super Glue for Taxidermy
Cyanoacrylate (CA) or super glue is great for gap filling. Using a think viscosity or gel super glue makes gap filling for your taxidermy projects easy. Of course, a general purpose super glue is perfect for bonding numerous substrates making it a go to for Taxidermist for quick fixes.
Latex Caulk is perfect for adhering deer skin to earliners (celastics ears). After, checking for fit apply latex caulk to both sides of earliner and insert into the skin.
Multi-purpose spray adhesive is great for attaching leather or cloth to the back of pedestal mounts or horns on panels. Spray adhesive is also commonly used to lock down artificial snow, etc.
Hot Melt & Hot Melt Glue Guns
Hot melt and hot melt glue guns are no strangers to the taxidermy profession. Glue guns and glue sticks are used in attaching backing for fur rugs and wall hangings. When it comes to creating a natural background and attaching greenery, or reattaching something quickly, etc a hot glue gun is the easy go to.
*A variety of nozzles are also available for these glue guns.
Hotmelt.com carries a wide array of adhesives, such as silicone, super glue, epoxy, and hot melt. We are willing to help you find the perfect choice for you taxidermy application. If you have any questions give us a call 877.933.3343 or contact us here.