View Full Version : pheasant display

12-08-2008, 03:41 PM
So I went pheasant hunting for the first time yesterday and got a rooster (we were huntign on a game farm) and i wanted to keep the tail feathers as a memory. well i don't wanna just leave them laying around on a shelf or something, so i decided i wanted to make a simple home-made display. there are a total of 11 feathers that i kept. i dont really have any ideas, and i was wondering if any of you guys had any. i have some old scrap wood laying around... yea, i do. i have 3 15x7.5 inch 3/4 inch thick pine that looks decent. i'm pretty limited on tools. i have a table saw, a bench grinder, some power sanders, a cordless drill and a cordless skill saw. also, i was thinking about maybe using my woodburning kit to burn something on the wood. the center feather is 19.5 inches. now lets get some good ideas! :p (note: please don't mention ideas that have metal or glass in them, i dont have the tools nor the experience to work with these 2 materials. thanks!) just tell me if you need pictures.


ps: does anyone know the average size of a tail feather for a pheasant? i need to know if i should brag or not tell anyone else. lol

12-09-2008, 09:02 AM
Nothing? cummon. i know someone has to have an idea. ive tried google and no matter what i search, nothing has anything to do with displaying tail feathers.

12-09-2008, 09:55 AM
im looking for pics of a turkey one, but cant find anything either :(

12-09-2008, 11:20 AM
yea, i wish google wasnt so stupid. ive dont multiple searches, but it always comes up with stuff about pheasant hunting and selling tail feathers.

12-09-2008, 11:23 AM
hmm, i guess you just have to use the right words:

it would basically look like that but smaller

12-09-2008, 11:32 AM
i like the first idea. i could just take one of my boards and cut it down and then use the bench grinder to make it a circle, then sand it. probably drill holes to put the feathers in?