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curing a lamb's pelt at home?

 
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How do I cure a lambs skin at home?  I would like to keep the wool on, but I could just make leather instead and use the wool for spinning.

Thoughts?

 
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Keeping hair on is easiet since you only have to scrape one side. Its no different than a deer, plenty of online tutorials. I use alum on mine.

Its been so long not sure if i can give advice.
 
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I've done rabbit pelts with rubbing alum and salt.  Dry it.  Scrape it.  soften it.  Oil it.  This went well, but I never got it soft enough.

Right now the weather may be too moist to cure that way.  The salt grabs the moisture from the air and never lets the pelt dry properly.  Maybe so sort of soaking method?  

It also looks like the pelt didn't come off whole.  Sigh.  So I may cut it into sections and do it that way.  
 
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Mine was alum and salt mixed in water. Pelt sat in it for number of days. This was after scraping.

After that it was screwed down to plywood. Neats foot, ammonio, and water was rubbed in while still moist. Then hung/stetched by twine. As its drying you rub a baseball bat to stretch it. I had to trim the edges off.

Cool. I remembered more than i thought. Let me see if i can find the instructions/link.

Edit: here's what i used:

https://www.fieldandstream.com/how-to-tan-a-deer-hide
 
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