Full Strut Online Turkey Course

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Full Strut Online Video Turkey Course 

 

 

Lessons

# 1 Basic Anatomy

Length: 12 minutes

Lesson # 1 Basic Anatomy introduces you to the major feather groups and trophy parts on a turkey. The terms outlined in this lesson will be used throughout the turkey course. Badge # 1 Basic AnatomyShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 1 Basic Anatomy"

#2 Bird Evaluation

Length: 7 minutes

Lesson # 2 Bird Evaluation covers checking the turkey for shot damage and other deformities .  Badge # 2 Bird EvaluationShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "#2 Bird Evaluation"

# 3 Skinning

Length: 40 minutes

Lesson # 3 Skinning covers removing the skin,tail,legs and head from the carcass. Badge # 3 SkinningShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 3 Skinning"

# 4 Wing Fleshing & Skin Prep for Wheel

Length: 47 minutes

Lesson # 4 Wing Fleshing & Wheel Prep teaches you how to properly flesh wings and prepare the skin for the fleshing wheel. Badge # 4 Wing Fleshing & Skin Prep for WheelShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 4 Wing Fleshing & Skin Prep for Wheel"

# 5 Fleshing & Washing

Length: 72 minutes

# 5 Fleshing & Washing In this lesson we cover the all important step of fleshing & washing . Badge # 5 Fleshing & WashingShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 5 Fleshing & Washing"

# 6 Wet Sizing Form

Length: 11 minutes

Lesson # 6 Wet Sizing the Form shows the way we pick out a form sizing on a wet skin. Badge # 6 Wet Sizing FormShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 6 Wet Sizing Form"

# 7 Tail Prep

Length: 40 minutes

Lesson # 7 Tail Prep covers fleshing,washing and drying the tail. The lesson also covers mounting and wiring the tail. Badge # 7 Tail PrepShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 7 Tail Prep"

# 8 Form Prep

Length: 30 minutes

Lesson # 8 Form Prep teaches Aaron's method of modifying a commercial turkey form to get the " look". It also covers carving the neck attachment point/crop and modify the form to accept the legs. Badge # 8 Form PrepShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 8 Form Prep"

# 9 Leg Cleaning & Wiring

Length: 40 minutes

Lesson # 9 covers cleaning the legs and wiring, including threading the wire. We also go over the proper bends in the legs for a full strut pose.   Badge # 9 Leg Cleaning & WiringShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 9 Leg Cleaning & Wiring"

# 10 Form & Leg Assembly

Length: 43 minutes

Lesson 10 Form and Leg Assembly covers attaching the legs to the form.The lesson also goes over rebuilding the drumsticks and attaching the legs/form to a mounting base. Badge # 10 Form & Leg AssemblyShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 10 Form & Leg Assembly"

# 11 Leg Injection

Length: 6 minutes

Badge # 11 Leg InjectionShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 11 Leg Injection" Lesson # 11 shows our leg injection method.

# 12 Head Prep

Length: 21 minutes

Lesson # 12 Head Prep shows the steps needed to prepare a turkey head for the paint booth. Badge # 12 Head PrepShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "Lesson # 12 Head Prep"

#13 Leg Painting

Length: 15 minutes

Lesson #13 Covers sealing and painting the turkey legs. This step can be done before the bird is mounted or after the bird is dried. If you do it before the bird is mounted, it is easier to see what you are doing.   Badge # 13 Leg PaintingShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "#13 Leg…

#14 Head Painting

Length: 20 minutes

Lesson # 14 Covers painting the freeze dried head .  Badge # 14 Head PaintingShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "#14 Head Painting"

#15 Final Form Prep

Length: 10 minutes

Lesson # 15 Final Form Prep is one of the most important lessons in the Course. It shows the proper alignment of the head and tail and shows how the form angle and leg bends all working together. Badge # 15 Final Form PrepShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "#15 Final Form Prep"

#16 Drying

Length: 10 minutes

Lesson # 16 covers drying the turkeys feathers.   Badge #16 DryingShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "#16 Drying"  

#17 Dry Sizing

Length: 3 minutes

Lesson # 17 Dry Sizing goes in depth on sizing forms after the feathers are dried. Sizing after the feathers are dried will give you the most accurate fit.   Badge # 17 Dry SizingShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "#17 Dry Sizing"

# 18 Wing Wiring

Length: 23 minutes

Lesson # 18 Wing Wiring. Shows our method for secure, easy to bend wings.   Badge # 18 Wing WiringShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 18 Wing Wiring"

# 19 Wing Bone Repair (Preview)

Length: 6 minutes

Lesson 19 Wing Bone Repair. A solid wing bone repair is very important !   Badge # 19 Wing Bone RepairShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 19 Wing Bone Repair"

#20 Dry Preserve Skin

Length: 4 minutes

This lesson covers applying Dry Preservative to the skin. Badge # 20 Dry Preserve SkinShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "#20 Dry Preserve Skin"  

# 21 Sew Bird to the Form

Length: 13 minutes

Lesson # 21 covers sewing the bird to the form and attaching the wing wires .   Badge # 21 Sewing the Skin to the FormShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 21 Sew Bird to the Form"

# 22 Setting Wings

Length: 4 minutes

# 22 Setting wings covers positioning the wings in the correct alignment for a full strut pose. Badge # 22 Setting WingsShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "#23 Test Fit Head and Tail"

#23 Test Fit Head and Tail

Length: 11 minutes

#23 covers the important step of test fitting the head and tail before the injection step. You can easily adjust the position and look of the bird now rather then trying to after the silicone has been injected. Badge # 23 Test Fit Head & TailShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz “#23 Test Fit Head and…

# 24 Setting Breast Feathers & Head

Length: 40 minutes

Lesson # 24 covers injecting the breast feathers and head area and attaching the head. The lesson also covers grooming these areas. Badge # 24 Setting Breast Feathers & HeadShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 24 Setting Breast Feathers & Head"

# 25 Setting Hackle & Tail

Length: 13 minutes

#25 Setting Hackle & Tail covers injecting silicone between the hackle skin and form. Also covers attaching the tail. Badge # 25 Setting Hackle & TailShow Details1 Required Steps

# 26 Setting Scapulars

Length: 6 minutes

Lesson # 26 covers setting and grooming the scapular group. Badge # 26 Setting ScapularsShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 26 Setting Scapulars"  

# 27 Setting Wings & Undertail Coverts

Length: 20 minutes

#27 covers setting the wings into their final position and attaching the undertail coverts . Badge # 27 Setting Wings & Undertail CovertsShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 27 Setting Wings & Undertail Coverts"

# 28 Finishing

Length: 17 minutes

Congratulations on making it to the final lesson ! #28 Finishing covers final grooming and cleaning as well as base work. Badge # 28 FinishingShow Details1 Required StepsCompleted quiz "# 28 Finishing"