Have you ever wanted to make your own leather or fur?

In this intensive hands-on course, you will learn the process of turning animal skin into leather.

Turning the skin of an animal into leather (buckskin) of fur to use for clothing or as a blanket is one of the most amazing processes.


What you will be doing.

In this workshop you will learn how to:

  • Prepare the hide or fur for tanning
  • The actual tanning process
  • The finishing process to make the leather durable

Some of the skills covered are:

  • Fleshing
  • Bucking
  • Graining
  • Braining
  • Softening
  • Smoking


The course will pass on a greater understanding of buckskin or fur preparation, and at the end of it, you will have a piece of leather ready to be created into something memorable.


Please be aware that this course is physically demanding!


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Telephone 07527 265 330 or Email info@wildernesspioneers.co.uk


A completed Fallow hide


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Hide Tanning
Friday 07 July 2017
3:00 pm
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Event Information
The Hide tanning course starts Friday at 3pm and aims to finish at 6pm Sunday.


Course info.

Duration 3 day
Cost £300.00
Course size 6 participants maximum
Course start time 3.00pm Day 1
Course end time 6.00pm Day 3
Suitability 18 years and older
Location Oxfordshire