Oiling

Submitted by Dan on 02/03/2003. ( hasslehut@aol.com ) 64.12.96.198

Hi, I am not new to tanning hides, however I'm always willing to learn,...I tan with lutan-f, has anyone experimented with double oiling, in other words just as as the first oiling is starting to show dry spots, reoil at that time and work it a little, just wondering if this would help get a slightly larger stretchier cape, has anyone tried it? Thanks,...Dan.

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seems to help

This response submitted by Dean on 02/03/2003. ( ) 152.163.188.198

I just finished a bear rug with no head or feet, just hide that customer wanted soft. I would oil it and tumble the next day then stretch for couple days and re-oil,tumble next day, stretch for day. Did this three or times and hide was flexible with no breaking involved. Just oil and let soak in before tumbling.


Shop for a new oil!

This response submitted by Bruce Rittel on 02/04/2003. ( rittel@mindspring.com ) 165.121.137.23

If you have to double oil - get a new oil! The one you have isnt doing its job if it requires being applied more than once.


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