Soft tanning beaver

Submitted by Ron Derr on 2/11/05 at 10:25 PM. ( )

I shave my beavers as thin as I can without cutting them up but can't get a real soft finished product even when I use soft tanning oil and drum. Any suggestions? I tan with Lutan F but have also used Liqua Tan etc. I pickle with Acid Bath Crystals.

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How big is your drum?

This response submitted by George on 2/11/05 at 11:01 PM. ( )

Tans only get soft after having been broken. If your drum isn't large enough, they never break fully. Break them by hand.

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