Tanning domestic sheep

Submitted by Christi on 2/8/06 at 11:52 AM. ( christigo18@aol.com ) 207.200.116.66


I am looking for somebody that is willing to commercially tan a domestic sheep hide. Somebody already used The McKinzie tan on it. They did not know about the oils in the hide. What can be done with this.
I have called a few places but people don't seem to be to interested in it.
Can it still be commercially tanned?

Thanks for the time.

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I'll do it

This response submitted by David Patton on 2/9/06 at 7:59 PM. ( ) 12.76.242.57

Christi,

I sent an email with the shipping address. That hide should not be a problem for my operation.

Thanks!


Sheep Skins For Rugs

This response submitted by Jenny Bailey on 3/1/06 at 2:39 PM. ( SCOTT.BAILEY@XTRA.CO.NZ ) 219.88.7.71

Hi,
Just seen your response to someone need.
I am in New Zealand and having lots of trouble finding a process where I can obtain all ingredientrs needed.

We wrongly (I think) soaked to skinds for two days first in water( I belive this is more for a leather product). Today I am taking them out to salt but wondered if you had a taning proceedure you could share.


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