Hide Tanning

Preparing the hide Duration: 4 days

Learn how to transform your deer hides into leather the same way the Indians did. The process they utilized created a leather superior to any commercially produced leather. It’s ideally suited for clothing because it breathes, rather than trapping moisture. It’s machine washable, and if you find yourself out in the woods with no food, you can actually eat it. One of the greatest advantages of their method is that the deer has everything you need to accompish the tanning of the hide. Plus, it only takes about 4 days to take the hide from the animal to the finished product. Each participant will leave with a finished hide.