A Golden Antler Ornament Display

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What would you do with an old antler

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that was by the way attached to a partial skull?


Well you start off by cutting off the skull... ewww!

I used my table saw... and let me tell you it was not a good smell.

Next, using E6000 glue and a screw I attached the antler to a piece of wood...

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Golden antler with Gilding Wax www.homeroad.net

Now comes the fun part... 

I painted the antler with gold Gilding Wax ...
Instant gorgeous!!

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This stuff is amazing! It gives a metallic look to anything. 

I've used it on metal hardware..... wood... and now an antler.

Golden antler with Gilding Wax www.homeroad.net

Gilding Wax comes in a variety of different colors and each one gives a beautiful finish. 

Rub a little on to give anything a little bling.

Golden antler with Gilding Wax www.homeroad.net

These golden antlers are a great place to hang a special ornament...

Golden antler with Gilding Wax www.homeroad.net

Or a jewelry display when the holidays are over.

Golden antler with Gilding Wax www.homeroad.net

That old reindeer would be proud.


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4 comments

  1. Wow, you're much braver than I am! Not sure I would have had it in me to saw that thing off! Yours looks fabulous with the gold.
    xoKathleen

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  2. I must admit ewww is what I was thinking at the beginning but, the Antler came out beautiful! Gilding Wax is now on my shopping list!

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  3. So where did you even GET a single antler attached to a partial skull? Walk around the forest much??

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    1. Hahaha Not even any forests around here Linda.... I found it in a thrift store :)

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