Deerskins Into Buckskins: How to Tan With Natural Materials A Field Guide for Hunters and Gatherers
All kinds of people enjoy making and wearing their own buckskin. and so can you, with this easy to use guide. Over 130 photos and illustrations brig you step by step from raw skin to velvety soft buckskin, and then show you how to create beautiful garments and useful goods. This book teaches tanning as a natural process, no chemicals are needed!
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Wet-scrape Braintanned Buckskin, a Practical Guide to Home Tanning and Use
No preview available - 1997
what exactly is buckskin?
THE BASIC METHOD
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abrading acids alkali allows alot antler Basic Method beam bighorn sheep bone bucket bucking buckskin buffalo cable Cave Junction clothing collagen color create custom garments deer deerskin dermis dressing dried dry scrape durable easier easily easy edge emulsified epidermis feel fiber network flesh folks frame softening fringe gallon hair hang hard hidden seam hide glue hide sack hunt inch Jim Riggs knife lacing leather leave lime meat membrane moccasins moisture mucus Native American neck oils once overhand knot P.O. Box pattern piece poke primitive pull pumice punk push rawhide remove reticular layer rinse running stitch sells finished skins sew holes sharp side sinew skirt smoke soak soft solution spots step stiff stone stretch the hide surface tanner teaches classes thick thin thong thread tight wear wet scrape wood ashes wringing