Cleaning and preparing a large Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) jaw

Restoring his large Tiger shark from North Queensland, which came from a 16-17ft shark, caught a few years back. The jaw looked in good condition from the photos I saw.

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Tiger shark jaw for “River Monsters”

I was contacted on 5 April by Sam Mansfield of Icon Productions in the UK asking if I knew of anyone who could supply his production company with a large

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Damaged Mako shark jaw

I received this Mako jaw back in February 2016. Although the jaw had been pretty much cleaned, it came to me split in half, through the top and lower symphisis.

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Large Bull shark jaw (Carcharhinus leucas)

I received this beautiful Bull shark jaw from a client who had attempted to clean and restore it himself. Although he had done quite a good job with it, the

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“Julia” the Great White

Work on Julia has been progressing steadily but slowly. The issue at the moment is trying to get the jaw “balanced”, as some areas of cartilage have broken off during

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Clean-a-Jaw – Tiger shark jaw cleaned for pending world record

I had the privilege of cleaning and mounting a pending world record Tiger shark for a NSW angler, Joel Nancarrow. The shark weighed 625.5Kg and was caught on 15 Kg

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Glyphis gangeticus teeth

A while back I had entertained the idea of displaying both the upper and lower teeth from various species of sharks on black perspex boards, so the teeth could be

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Working on Julia day 123

I can’t believe that after all these months, I have finally finished working on Julia, the Great White shark jaw that was brought to me to restore, clean and repair.

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I received a relatively fresh jaw from a client, and I used a new cleaning method, used on preparing fish skeletons, and especially cartilaginous skeletons. The results speak for themselves.

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These jaws are extremely rare to find, and as far as I know there are none for sale. There are probably 2-3 museums around the world which have 1 jaw

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