Sheepskin Tanning Guidebook | The Fat Tanning Method


In this guidebook, you will learn how to fat tan your own hair-on sheepskin, using only natural fats, smoke and a lot of elbow grease to transform a raw skin into a beautiful pelt that can be used in various projects.

The book covers the full fat tanning process from start to finish, including how to make your own homemade tanning solution and how to soften the hide both by hand and with a frame.

It is especially helpful to those starting their own tanning journey or looking for information particular to sheepskin tanning.

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Format: Paperback | 74 pages | Colour Photos
Dimensions: 15 x 21 cm | 165g
Publication date: November 2021
Publishing country: Portugal
Author: Ana Filipa Piedade
Language: English

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Would you like to take a sneak peek of the inside of the book? Then click here! Below, you can also check the table of contents and the main topics covered in this guidebook: TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. Introduction
  2. The Structure of Skin
  3. Tools & Material
  4. How to Get Sheepskins
  5. Sheepskin Preservation
  6. Fleshing
  7. Washing
  8. Dressing
  9. Hand Softening
  10. Re-Dressing & Re-Softening
  11. Smoking
  12. Variation: Frame Softening
    1. Framing
    2. Drying, Dry Membraning & Rehydrating
    3. Dressing
    4. Frame Softening
  13. Enjoy!
  14. Wrapping Up
  15. Bibliography & Resources

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Additional information

Weight 165 g
Dimensions 15 × 21 cm