Ok I need a little help. Capper, traveled from Chicago to Dawson. By then, you will know if the hair is going to slip or not. I used mostly walnut husks along with some logwood dye and leaves. Cow should be bark tanned. For every 1-gallon of water wanted, mix:
It takes a lot of time, days sometimes to get this part complete, be sure to store away from critters and the sun. I just use a large Slicker Brush like you would for a dog.. I also salute those that continue to keep all such skills alive. I need a little more in-depth information to decide on the type of tanning I will attempt. The Kings enter the mouth of the river in Norton Sound early in June, and take about three to four weeks to make the first 1, miles to Dawson, where the run is expected to begin about June No matter what acid you use, after mixing the pickle up, you should check the pH level using quality pH papers or pH meter.
The chlorine and fluoride in city water interact with the solution and does not do as well for the hide. I have a question about this quote. Golo-Dheh It took a couple days to prepare my smoking area and after the first go at everything I need to improve a few thing. I mostly hunt public land with Over-the-Counter tags. I like the idea of DIY or as I would say, DIOY doing-it-your-own-self and I also like the idea of not wasting the hide and am glad to see that there are many other people that feel the same way. I used a really long straight edged knife and wrapped the poky end with duct tape to make a second handle.
Mixing the brains in the water, the fermented brain is put in a cotton cloth and worked into the water. A two or three gallon mix works well for a fox-sized animal or smaller. What Does this do for the finished hide?? Anyways the wife wanted me to wash it so she could hang it on the wall so i did in the tub with cool water and some really gentle bubble bath. Not Mountable or suitable for taxidermy.