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I don;t think anywhere around here stocks Alum, or at least, does it have any other names? And what does it mean when the skin is 'relaxed'?
Did it at least give a tanned effect? And whats Kerosene? Is it something I could buy from a grocery store? Thanks.
With the fur on :0 And I've tried borax, but they just come out stiff; I want them soft, like some rabbit skins I have (bought). >:
I've never heard of that method before :0 Though does it HAVE to be in the sun? I'm in the UK so we don't get much, especially in my area, haha XD
Ah, yes, I've been salt-curing them and then rehydrating using soapy water :0 You think thats what caused the fur loss? I'll try salt water next...
Thats the site I used the intructions from, and I can't understand what I'm doing wrong... yet another ruined pelt T__T
Hey everyone, I'm having some problems with rodents (obtained as frozen reptile food). I am curing the pelts with salt, and then rehydrating...
Could you explain what process you used? : )
Eggs are used as a substitute to brains.
No problem :) Man, I think I'm gonna go make scrambled egg on toast now though.
The whole reason I'm using eggs is because I'm in Wales, have very little money and am merely experimenting. I really can't afford to buy tanning...
Hey guys, long time lurker, new poster here!
So, I've been trying various ways to tan small animal skins (mostly rats, but also other rodents,...