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Designed to be easily understood by the beginner yet rich with details for the experienced, this book teaches tanning as a natural process. Deerskins that would otherwise go to waste are available every fall from neighbors, locals and butcher shops. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


The author provides his standard steps for tanning hides then provides several variations that one could use and the pros and cons to using each.

If you are like me, and view tanning as an arcane art out of reach of most people, you are in for a surprise. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. This revised and updated edition includes substantial improvements to the process that make it even easier for you to produce soft and durable buckskin.

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Please try again later. But does it need to be? You can make your own buckxkins or dig a hole in the ground as apposed to buying a smoker or small cast iron stove to smoke a hide etc. You’ll learn the traditional methods of brain tanning as well as how to use a dozen eggs or soap and oil instead. Jan 14, Ken Wyne rated it really liked it.


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This is an outstanding book, well written and extremely practical. Matt’s writing style is down to earth with occasional light humor.

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