Mike Gadd's Taxidermy Achievement's

Mike has 40+ years' taxidermy experience and started his career at the age of 14 with his own business by the age of 21. He Joined the Guild of taxidermists and after some inspiring lectures from Derick Frampton and Ian Hutchinson his work dramatically improved he say's he now feels he is halfway up the taxidermy skill ladder and has delusional fantasies of getting to 3/4 of the way up there.

With his great love and interest in wildlife together with his skills as a sculptor, Mike holds an small portfolio of qualifications as follows:

UK Taxidermy Qualifications and Competition Winning Mounts:

Taxidermy Training Book Small MammalMike joined the UK Guild of Taxidermists in 1980 and is now a Committee Member of The UK Guild of Taxidermists, the recognized organization supporting taxidermy in the UK.

Mike Gadd also runs dedicated beginner taxidermy training courses and has also written a Beginner Book on Small Mammals This is available at the moment from UKTaxidermy.co.uk at the moment it has free worldwide shipping Mike Is working on a bird book and this will be listed as soon as it is completed.

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Certificate of "Master Bird Taxidermist" awarded to Mike Gadd
certificate of "Master Bird Taxidermist" awarded to Mike Gadd
Breakthrough Taxidermy Winner 2014 Mike Gadd

Awards Qualifications

2014 Award the "Breakthrough Judges choice Best of Show"Gyrfalcon on lichen covered rock and melted snow effect.