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Cleaning Bear Skulls

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1.BOIL SKULL UNTIL THE MEAT IS SOFT
A. MAKE ABSOLUTELY SURE THAT THE SKULL IS COMPLETLY COVERED WITH WATER NOTHING EXPOSED
B. ADDITION OF A SMALL AMOUNT OF POTASSIUM CARBONATE WILL SPEED UP THE PROCESS DON'T ADD MORE THAN 1/2 TEASPOON PER GALLON OF WATER
2. REMOVE THE SOFTENED FLESH WITH FINGERS AND AN OLD TOOTH BRUSH
3. IMMERSE THE SKULL IN A CLEAR GLASS JAR FILLED WITH A SOLUTION OF CLOROX OR HILLEX BLEACH DO NOT LEAVE IN LONGER THAN 8 MINUTES RINSE WITH COLD WATER
4
PLACE THE SKULL IN A SOULTION OF 50-50 OF 3PERSENT HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AND WATER ADD A SMALL AMOUNT OF AMMONIA IT YOU WANT IT REALLY WHITE SET THE JAR ON A WHITE PIECE OF PAPER IN DIRECT SUN LIGHT FOR 6 HOURS
5. RINSE IN COLD WATER
6. IMERSE IN GASOLINE TO REMOVE ALL THE GREASE
7.DRY
8. SPREAD DUCO CEMENT ON THE TEETH BECAUSE THEY WILL CRACK AND FALL OUT IF YOU DON,T
9. SPRAY THE SKULL WITH CLEAR PLASTIC ACRYLIC