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A first for me

Discussion in 'Tanning' started by J P Baker, Dec 30, 2015.

  1. I received two AIR Dried whitetail capes. Semi fleshed and nothing has been turned. They don't smell to bad or to good. I made a salt brine and rehydrated them so I could turn, flesh and resalt.

    Your thoughts. Good, bad ? Have you experienced this before?
  2. 3bears

    3bears Well-Known Member

    I've had that with deer flat skins and they turned out fine, I did as you did, soaked them in a brine solution and once hydrated fleshed them and then salted as normal. Haven't had to attempt it on a cape. Good luck.