How to ... create a better, more natural antler display

  • by: Bill Marchel Special to the Star Tribune
  • Updated: October 31, 2013 - 6:18 PM

BRAINERD, MINN. – Have you ever noticed that antlers mounted on a board never look quite right? That’s because the rack is usually secured to the plaque at an improper angle. Since plaques are flat, the antlers must be mounted in such a way that the back antler tines don’t touch the wall. As a result, the antlers appear as though the buck faced you with its head down. An unflattering pose.

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