Category Archives: Homestead Activity

Tanning Leather from Raw Cowhide

Here at the sporting physicians’ main call room we are interested in reviving old methods of cradle to grave subsistence. I don’t know anyone who tans leather on a small scale, but it seemed like a useful skill. There are … Continue reading

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Progress on the fake trophy

This is day two of the ammonia bath for my scavenged trophy. Since the local turkey vultures and varmit did the job of the dermestid beetles I have been able to skip the skinning and debraining step. I am now … Continue reading

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