breaking for a Beaver rug

Submitted by Jan on 01/28/2004. ( )

Good afternoon, I have just oiled my two tanned beaver skins and am not entirely sure if I should now be stretching to shape them into the round for the rug, or after I let them sweat should I throw them into the tumbler(dryer. If I put them into the tumbler without stretching, will they shink up into little hides?

Also, Do I wash the skins after they have been oiled or just towel off any excess oil?

Any good advise would be greatly appreciated.


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stop what you are doing

This response submitted by Laurier on 01/29/2004. ( )

Jan: call me at (705)476-0483 and I will walk you through it.

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