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Neats foot oil to soften hide?

Discussion in 'Tanning' started by humphreyjm, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. humphreyjm

    humphreyjm New Member

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    Will neats foot oil work to soften hides and capes?
     
  2. muscle20

    muscle20 New Member

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    Neats foot oil is used to condition leather like your harness tack ext. use a suitable sulphated oil for tanning purposes.
     

  3. humphreyjm

    humphreyjm New Member

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    Okay, thanks.
     
  4. Hartung

    Hartung New Member

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    What is/was the question? Just softening or rather tanning the hide?
     
  5. humphreyjm

    humphreyjm New Member

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    Hartung, I mean for softening after the tan.
     
  6. There are various oils specifically for use after tanning such as KrowOil for Krowtann or SoftTan...LiquaTan...Knobloch's Oil....Ultra Soft...or just plain ole pure glycerine...just depends pon your tatses and budget