Painting? Deer Hair

Submitted by HNJ on 12/8/99. ( ) 216.228.207.70

I recently sold a hair-on deer hide to a gentleman. He plans to use it to make some sort of Mountain-man garb. A question he had was how could he paint, dye, stain, or whatever will work, a design on the hair side of the hide. He said it would have to be permanent, flexible, and durable. I didnít have any for sure methods, but said I would check with the pros and see if they had any ideas. Thanks for any suggestions or methods you have.

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maybe peroxide?

This response submitted by Pacemakr on 12/8/99. ( jfwagner@hereintown.net ) 209.240.200.181

Maybe if you bleach the design into the hair it'll take a color stain. I've never heard of anyone doing it, that's just a guess.


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