how to soften cream tan hide

Submitted by john on 1/15/02. ( ) 152.163.188.231

what would be the best way to soften a cream tanned racoon hide for a rug (Rineharts tanning cream ) its pretty stiff now.
thanx

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This response submitted by George on 1/15/02. ( georoof@aol.com ) 64.12.96.230

John,
First off, topical tans aren't the best choice for "rug tanning", but since that point is moot, you still have to BREAK the hide. You're going to need tanning oil and break the fibers in the hide. Go to the Archives under the SEARCH icon to the left.


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