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How much do you charge to tan a full size cowhide as a throw or rug...?

Discussion in 'Tanning' started by John L, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. John L

    John L Active Member

    I have a guy here wanting several of his cows soft tanned and possibly some long horn cow hides soft tanned. What is a good price to charge?
  2. Depending on the size of the hide and how soft they want them i would not charge less than $50 per sq ft. I charge $750 minimum when i tan a cow hide because there is a lot of work that goes into soft tanning a cow hide. The key is flesh it thin.

  3. RTF

    RTF Active Member

    Is this something you are going to do or send out ?
  4. Old Fart

    Old Fart Active Member

    Somewhere between 2.5 and 3 times what the tanner will charge you per square foot.
  5. Todd B

    Todd B Active Member

    $23.00 per sq ft. the tannery is 11.50 per sq or somewhere around that.
  6. gab

    gab Active Member

    my price list is $16 ft