Tanning Deer Hides

It's deer season in North America, and thousands of deer hides will be available to those with the skills to transform those skins into something useful.  I usually donate my hides and have only kept a few for my own use, but this year I will be tanning them myself and making something interesting.  Stay tuned. Check out this article by Native Art in Canada; it is a great simplified instructional article on preparing your hides. Tanning Hides Ancient and Modern Methods of Tanning Hides Tanning hides is a process of making leather from the skins of animals that otherwise [...]

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