removing fat from rawhide

Submitted by ray on 07/16/2002. ( )

is there no other way to remove fat except by wet scraping or dry scraping is there no type of chemical or any other means as it,s a very slow process and i need skins as thin as possible

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Part of taxidermy and tanning.

This response submitted by JOhn C on 07/17/2002. ( )

From you opinion you must be doing this by hand. Join the NTA and get a copy of one of the lastest pamplets. It explains what a curriers knife is for and how to use it. Sheesh its great, wish I had know this before about 35 years before, woul dhave saved me a lot of time in the skinning shed.

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