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Good taxidermists are considered artists by many and you should bear in mind that you will get something different from each one. Have a close look at their work and buy the best quality you can afford from the work you like best.
Mike Gadd Boston Spa, West Yorkshire
Carl Church Pickering North Yorkshire
David Hornbrook . Guisborough Cleveland , TS146EB
01287 630 940
Derek Frampton Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Philip Leggett Bolton Lanc's
George C Jamieson Kirk Cramon, Edinburgh
Jack Fishwick Orrell, Lancashire
GUILD of TAXIDERMIST'S LIST OF QUALIFIED CURRENT MEMBERS
The Guild of Taxidermists runs the only qualifications for taxidermists within the UK. The system is built around a certain amount of credits that a member can earn .Standard credits are awarded to work which have been judged to be of a high standard in anatomical accuracy, quality of workmanship and finishing. Master credits are awarded to work judged to be of exceptionally high standard.
Accredited Taxidermist - is someone who is a good, competent, all round taxidermist, who has been awarded six standard credits, in which at least one credit was for a bird, mammal and fish or reptile
Specialist Taxidermist - is a member who has shown special aptitude in a catagory to achieve six standard credits from a representative variety in specimens of either Birds , Mammals, Fish, Reptiles or Game Heads.
Master Taxidermist -is the highest qualification in the Guild, gained when three Master credits are awarded in either Birds, Mammals, Fish, Reptiles or Game Heads
To make it easier for institutions and individuals looking to buy or commission quality taxidermy we have listed below our qualified members,who wish to be on this list, with their preferred contact details. We would consider that an accredited taxidermist would be the minimum qualification that a museum would require for any work undertaken.
Members whoes names are in bold print have achieved accredited status. SPEC =Specialist
STANDARD CREDIT STATUS : ACCREDITED AND SPECIALIST TAXIDERMISTS
|James Dickinson||SPEC||01772 530213|
|Derek Frampton||SPEC||SPEC||01442 257071|
|David Irwin||SPEC||02838 881 054|
|Phil Leggett||SPEC||SPEC||0120452 3622|
|Peter Scott||SPEC||SPEC||01900 66267|
|Dave Spaul||SPEC||01255 428 168|
|Jonathon Standing||SPEC||SPEC||01539 552252|
|Paul Taylor||SPEC||01305 848 952|
|Steve Toher||SPEC||SPEC + Reptile||0114 269 8046|
MASTER (HIGHER) CREDIT STATUS : MASTER TAXIDERMIST
|Derek Frampton||Master||01442 257071|