Restoration of small Great White shark (Carcharodon carcharias)

Back in September 2014 I received a Great White shark jaw from an overseas client who had the jaw in his collection for quite a number of years. Its condition

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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 have been busy cleaning a number of jaws from various clients, including Mako sharks and Tiger shark jaws.  Julia has been set aside, until today. I sanded large areas

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Starting the painstaking task of matching colours and painting the areas of putty on Julia. Normally I would not use paints on jaws, however due to the extensive restoration on

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Julia is starting to really get a nice shape and colour, after years of being a yellowy-caramel colour. The jaw itself, even with the extensive repairs has a beautiful shape,

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