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Tanning Hides?

Old 11-30-2008, 04:50 PM
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Hey everyone I am wanting to start tanning hides with the fur on them but dont know what the process consists of. Basically what chemicals would I need and what all things do i need to do to the hide. I would send them off but dont really have the money. Any information is appreciated.
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Old 11-30-2008, 11:52 PM
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Start buy salting them and angle a board and let it drain over night then wash and put in a pickleing agent such as saftey acid get your ph level to about a 1.5 to a 2.0 and soke for 72 hrs then use liqa tan or some other tanning cream and follow the directions from there
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Old 12-02-2008, 04:50 PM
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taxidermy tan?
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Old 12-02-2008, 07:04 PM
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UMM I geusse yes. I am starting trapping so this might need to go in the trapping forum, but yeah I want to make tans to make rugs and such with out of deer, coyote, bobcat, raccoon, and beaver hides. I appreciatethe help so far.
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