what is the process to do, when a person wants to re-shave an allready tanned hide? is there way to re plump?
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Though "plumping" may make shaving easier, it's not necessary. Most times I reshave my shop tanned hides before mounting. The machine doesn't know the difference between a plumped cape, a raw cape, or my darned thumb (I shave it quite nicely this morning as well).
If the tanned hide or cape is already hydrated, simply throw it on your machine and shave it. No need to re-plump. The only way you're going to do this is to re-pickle and re-tan, and there's no need to do that.
Most tanned skins shave nicely an a machine.Simply shave as is.
Have a good day,