Wyatt Barnes wrote:I do remember someone saying that tumbling in a cool dryer with short pieces of wood to work the hide would make it pliable. Didn't get a chance to try it myself so I have no first hand experience with it.
Joe Camarena wrote:I've also identified a market that would purchase them if they are soft and subtle.
I do remember someone saying that tumbling in a cool dryer with short pieces of wood to work the hide would make it pliable.
David Miller wrote:Um, or build your own kit. I'm relatively certain that there is a reason that the 1983 Mother Earth News article entitle "How to tan a rabbit hide" is consistently referenced. I have a freezer full and 15 days until I move to my farm, I'll get back to you on my personal testing.
Juniper Zen wrote:Adam, thanks for the details. What is the purpose of the egg soak?
Raine Hogan wrote:But it was worth it when the bratty kid in the bunch wanted to know what kind of animal I was working on, and I told him that I had hit the neighbor's dog that wouldn't stay out of the road and I needed to get rid of the evidence before they got home from work. Oh and the meat went into the stew that was on the stove.
You should have seen his face!
Kyrt Ryder wrote:Is there any reason one can't just use a power drill to get into the skull for brain tanning?