Deer Antler mounting kits seem to have been a forgotten art until recent years. For the past 30 years, all that was commercially available were the old-fashioned, laminated particle board plaques with red or green velvet covered styrofoam antler covers. While those have a special place in my heart, it’s nice to have a little variety in the trophy room, right? Thanks to Mountain Mike’s Reproductions, there are a variety of easy, affordable, great looking options in deer antler mounting kits for the do it yourselfer. We’ll explore some great options in this article.

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Traditional, distressed leather and a green/brown color scheme, combined with modern design and materials bring special appeal to today’s antler mounting kits. Shown here is Mountain Mike’s Rack Plaque.

The Rack Plaque Antler Mounting Kit

Combine a classic, distressed leather, brown & green color scheme with modern design and easy to use, durable components, and you get Mountain Mike’s Rack Plaque! The skull plate cover is a gorgeous distressed, leatherette in luxurious brown, with gold perimeter stitching. It’s easily cut and adapted to fit whatever size antlers you have. Got a set of shed antlers, or is your deer’s skull plate broken? Use the included replica deer skull plate, aka the Shed Spreader, to first mount your antlers on, and then proceed with attaching them to the plaque and cover. The Rack Plaque comes with all necessary hardware components for easy assembly. Just a couple simple tools, and your deer antlers will be on the wall in no time!

The Plaque Master Deer Antler Plaque Mount Kit

Have you been whackin’ & stackin’ for years and have a lot of cool deer antlers you want to display, but don’t have a lot of money to spend? Mountain Mike’s Plaque Master is the antler mounting kit for you! This is an injection molded plastic plaque, laminated with a realistic wood (pine) print, and it includes a cool engravable brass name plate to document the year and location of harvest.The two-piece antler cover is a durable, flexible, matte black plastic that gives a striking appearance. When up on the wall, your friends won’t know they aren’t looking at a genuine solid wood plaque and expensive materials!

antler mounting kit for deer antlers - Plaque Master by Mountain Mike's
The Plaque Master is an injection molded plastic antler mounting kit, laminated in a pine woodgrain for great realism. Features all hardware and easy to follow instructions.

This antler mounting kit is specially designed to fit any size deer antlers and be easy to use. You can’t beat the durability and ease of maintenance with plastic! Those pesky carpenter ants at deer camp will be of no concern to your trophy antler plaques when you use the Plaque Master. This deer rack mounting plaque comes with all necessary hardware and easy to follow instructions for a great looking mount.

antler mounting plaque - black forest style
Black Forest style antler mount kits bring a special European feel to any trophy room.

Black Forest Antler Mounting Kit

Now let’s really merge old school and new school. Mountain Mike’s takes it back to the black forests of Germany and the traditional half-skull antler mounts one is accustomed to seeing adorn the walls of European trophy rooms. Mike merged yesteryear with today’s modern injection-molding techniques to offer an easy to use replica euro half-skull that you can attach your own harvested or shed antlers to quickly and easily. Like the Rack Plaque, the color scheme of the Black Forest euro style antler kit is green & brown. The replica euro half-skull is traditional white, but you can feel free to paint, dip, or decorate it as you please! The durability and class of the Black Forest antler mounting plaque is second to none. With the included hardware and easy instructions, your antlers will be on the skull and on your wall in no time!

Whether it’s one of these antler mounting kits or you come up with your own version, don’t be afraid to think outside the box when mounting deer antlers…pun intended! That box of antlers in your attic deserves more tribute than that, so pick up a great deer antler mounting kit today and relive those precious memories of the day you first brought that trophy buck home!

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