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Home Tanning and Leather Making Guide - A Book of Information for Those Who Wish to Tan and Make Leather from Cattle, Horse, Calf, Sheep, Goat, Deer a
by Albert C. Farnham


Overview - Leather in some form has been in use from mankind's earliest days to the present, and although there are many ingenious and valuable imitations and substitutes, the saying There's nothing like leather is as true as ever. This book contains a detailed treatise on tanning and leathermaking, written for those who wish to tan and make leather from cattle, horse, calf, sheep, goat, deer, and other hides and skins.  Read more...

 
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More About Home Tanning and Leather Making Guide - A Book of Information for Those Who Wish to Tan and Make Leather from Cattle, Horse, Calf, Sheep, Goat, Deer a by Albert C. Farnham
 
 
 
Overview
Leather in some form has been in use from mankind's earliest days to the present, and although there are many ingenious and valuable imitations and substitutes, the saying There's nothing like leather is as true as ever. This book contains a detailed treatise on tanning and leathermaking, written for those who wish to tan and make leather from cattle, horse, calf, sheep, goat, deer, and other hides and skins. A must-have for those with an interest in leatherwork, this antique book makes a great addition to any collection of leatherworking or taxidermic literature. Chapters contained herein include: 'Selection of Hides and Skins'; 'Skinning, Curling and Storing'; 'Equipment and Tools'; 'Materials'; 'Methods and Terms'; 'Soaking and Liming'; 'Unhairing and Deliming'; 'Tanning'; 'Softening and Finishing'; 'Alum process - Lace Leather'; 'Chrome Processes; et cetera. We are proud to republish this book here with a new introduction to the topic."


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  • ISBN-13: 9781409726975
  • ISBN-10: 1409726975
  • Publisher: Wylie Press
  • Publish Date: May 2008
  • Page Count: 178
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.41 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.51 pounds


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