what way do I soften hides after tanning

Submitted by garrett on 6/14/01. ( )

I am wondering if anyone can tell me how to soften my skins after tanning.
I am using the lutan f tanning method and a pse oil on the hide as a softner.
I am spending alot of my time trying to soften the lether. Can somebody
please tell me if there is an easy way to do this.

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Have you tried tumbling them

This response submitted by Ted on 6/15/01. ( )

Tumbling usually breaks the cape down and gives it some softness. If you don't have a tumbler, put the cape in a clothes dryer with a couple of shoes, just remember, don't turn on the heat.



This response submitted by Frank Kotula on 6/16/01. ( basswtrout@aol.com )

Go and check out his web site, it will explain to you what you need to do to get a soft hide.

Rittel's Web site

This response submitted by garrett on 6/16/01. ( )

Thank's for responding to my question, but can you tell what bruce's
web adress is.
thanks Garrett

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