How to conserve a cat like skin?

Submitted by Casper on 5/19/01. ( )

I do not know anything at all about skins or tanning. I got a cat-like skin, but huge. The skin was somewhat prepared (but I do not know how) when I got it, but it smelled. Not knowing anything about tanning, I salted it to help it conserve. It keeps well but smells. I now want to finish it so I can keep it in the house. Could I put it in a alum-water solution and then dry it and subsequently put oil on it? Other suggestions welcome. Greatfulfor advice.

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Look under tanning and use the search button.

This response submitted by John C on 5/20/01. ( )

there are some basics to tanning and they are covered in the tanning colum.

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