How can I whiten my skulls?
Leave the cleaned skull in a bucket of water for 48 hours. Boil the skull carefully until all the fat and flesh comes away. Place the cleaned and cooled skull in a bowl of hydrogen peroxide (5–10%) When the skull has reached the desired whiteness, rinse it thoroughly under running water and leave somewhere cool to dry.
How do you whiten an old deer skull?
If you want to whiten and disinfect it, heat up (no boil) a hydrogen peroxide solution (3% from Walmart is good enough) and let the skull sit in it for a few minutes. It should be visibly whiter in 10-15min.
Can you use bleach to whiten a deer skull?
When you ‘ve got as much tissue out as possible, cover the skull — not the antlers — with water and a few tablespoons of Amway dishwashing powder or its equivalent. Being careful not to include the antlers, you can soak the skull for two days in one part bleach per 10 parts water.
How do you whiten a deer skull with baking soda?
Add a dash of dish detergent as a degreasing agent and don’t actually boil, but simmer. Add a cup of baking soda to start, but be careful it doesn’t cause the brew to boil over. Use a pot big enough to completely submerge the skull. (Don’t boil your record-book bear or lion, as boiling will shrink the skull a bit.)