Deerskins Into Buckskins: How to Tan with Natural Materials : a Field Guide for Hunters and Gatherers

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Backcountry Publishing, 1997 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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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 bring you step by step from raw skin to velvety soft buckskin and then show you how to create beautiful garments and useful goods. Design to be easily understood by the beginner yet rich with detail for the experienced, this book teaches tanning as a natural process. No chemicals are needed. All the tolls and materials are waiting around your home and land. While the tools are simple, having a great method is the key. This book has that method.

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Matt Richards makes it possible for everyone who has the gumption to make beautiful buckskins with time, effort, and no money spent. The key is the subtitle: "How to Tan with Natural Materials ... Read full review


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Richards has been tanning professionally and teaching for over nine years

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