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Sun, Dec 05


Hive & Forge

Life-size Rabbit Taxidermy Class

In this taxidermy class you'll learn how to mount a life-size rabbit from start to finish and go home with your completed piece!

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Life-size Rabbit Taxidermy Class
Life-size Rabbit Taxidermy Class

Time & Location

Dec 05, 2021, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Hive & Forge, 30 Church St, Salem, MA 01970, USA

About the Event

In this one day taxidermy class, you'll be learning how to skin, prep, and mount a life-size rabbit. We'll be going over all of the details so that you learn the skills you need to start basic taxidermy. This is a great gateway into the world of this unique art form!

Pricing: Full ticket price is $225 / if you wish to sign up with a deposit please use coupon code "$125 deposit" at checkout - the remaining balance of $100 will be due at the class via cash, check, card, Paypal, or Venmo.

Who: Working alongside licensed taxidermist Nicole Baldelli. She is the owner of the businesses Nikki Deerest Novelty Taxidermy and Lone Fox Taxidermy. She has over 5 years of taxidermy experience and a wide range of background with art and animals.

Details: This class is 18+ as we will be working with sharp objects. We do allow responsible young adults ages 13-17 with a signed parental consent form.

Parking: There is a lot next to Hive and Forge where you can park. Salem also has multiple parking garages and lots in the area. Please plan accordingly for parking as at certain times of the year Salem can be very busy. Late arrivals of 30 minutes or more will not be allowed to join the class. 

What's included: All basic supplies needed to complete your taxidermy piece. We will have wooden bases and other natural items. We also encourage you to get creative! Feel free to bring any fun props along with you if you'd like to dress up your rabbit! You could even bring a fun item like a teapot to place them in. We will also provide some light refreshments.

Class sizes are limited to 6 students to allow proper social distancing guidelines. Masks are required while inside Hive & Forge and the workshop.

***No animals used for my classes are harmed for the purpose of taxidermy. I work with breeders, friends, pest control, and fellow good Samaritans to source animals that have either died naturally or are a result of the farming/meat industry. All remains are used and nothing goes to waste.

Refunds / Cancellations / Late Policy

There are no refunds for classes. We do allow class transfers for $50. If you have signed up for a class and are not able to attend, please contact us via email at about rescheduling and to pay your transfer fee. Class transfers are only allowed up to 72 hours before the event, if within 72 hours of the event your ticket fee is not refundable or transfereable. The only exception to this is finding another person to take your spot. If you cancel before the 72 hour mark you will receive a 50% refund of the full ticket price. Students that arrive more than 30 minutes late to class will not be allowed to attend. There are no refunds given for no shows and late arrivals. There are no other exceptions to these policies.





  • Life-size Rabbit Class


    +$5.63 service fee

    General admission to life-size rabbit taxidermy class.


    +$5.63 service fee

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