How To Tan A Deer Hide. This is an ancient art that was used by native peoples in North America long before the arrival of Europeans. Showing how to flesh deer hides for drying or tanning while preparing a skin for braintanning.
Follow these steps for tanning a deer hide complete with time requirements and tool recommendations to make your own beautiful quality leather. Tanning is not as hard as you might think and its actually quite rewarding. Use your hands or an old mixer to dissolve the brain in the water.
Lacerations that dont go all the way through the hide can become holes later.
Theres more than one way to tan a deer hide. Examine the hide for any holes. If you are just learning tanning and taxidermy use this easy method of tanning the hide which combines salts and alum to bring the hide to a tanned and. Were going to focus on tanning a deer hide to keep things relatively manageable but within the broad range of animals that most people hunt.