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Primal Hide Tanning Skills 10th – 12th August

£195.00

Come join us on our exciting weekend hide tanning course, where you will learn the ancient technique of producing sustainable leather utilising completely natural resources. At the end of the course, you will leave with your own beautifully soft buckskin made from native Scottish deer species and the skills to make as much leather as you require.

We will cover: -sourcing hides -respectfully working with hides -fleshing -bucking -graining -membraning -braining -softening -smoke preserving hides -Introduction to other animal products such as sinew, bone & antler -Introduction to sewing and pattern making This course will be followed up by instruction on how to turn your soft, supple, light and strong buckskin into your own shoes, shirts, skirts, rucksacks or bags.

10th – 12th August

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Over this course, you will learn the complete process of tanning buckskin deer hides from start to finish much like our ancestors would have. This course will be taught by Peter Ananin from Woodland Knowledge, who has studied traditional tanning methods internationally for over 10 years & runs his own traditional tannery.

We will cover: -sourcing hides -respectfully working with hides -fleshing -bucking -graining -membraning -braining -softening -smoke preserving hides -Introduction to other animal products such as sinew, bone & antler -Introduction to sewing and pattern making This course can be followed up by instruction on how to turn your soft, supple, light and strong buckskin into your own shoes, shorts, shirts, skirts, rucksacks or bags.

This is a weekend course: Starts Friday evening, finish Sunday lunchtime.

All food and drinks will be provided.

Please bring a tent or Hammock and sleeping bag.

A kit list will be sent out on confirmation of booking.

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