There is a brief write-up about this method in the Small Mammals Manual, and a more complete write-up in the
Bone Builder's Notebook. Click
here to get to the Oxidization Method page on this website.
Here's my first skeleton prepared by this method; a
Northern Saw-whet Owl. The entire skeleton weighs 5
grams, the same weight as an American 5 cent piece.
OXIDIZATION METHOD OF PREPARING A LIGAMENTARY SKELETON
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This book was last revised in 2013
THE SMALL MAMMAL MANUAL MANUSCRIPT ~ Vol. 9
A Step by Step Guide to Preparing and Articulating Small Mammal Skeletons
This manual is on the techniques for the
articulation of mammals smaller than a wolf, using
a lynx and a sea otter as primary examples, and
details from a rabbit. A brief write-up about the
oxidization of preparing a ligamentary skeleton is
included. (See below)

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The Small Mammal Manual Manuscript
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Lynx Skeleton
and
Saw-whet Owl Skeleton