Hello, Yes A new newbie here. So as an eager beaver to learning to tann at home I jumped in with both feet starting with one of the hardest skins to tan (apparently) and too much at once.. My sister and I got a immature bull this fall and I took the skin home eager to try to tan it. I did with hair on. I did a Alum/salt soak and instead of doing one small piece at a time. (we quartered it in the field so I had 4 Giant skins to work with, I had them frozen and thawed at the same time.. Grown.. Mistake #1) So in a rush to get them all processed and done, I fleshed them and ended up with a not so bad finished product with hair on. Now like buyer regret there are a few things I want to make but its better with buckskin, (Hair Off) They are stiff as a board which would be fine as a garnish on a artsy project but now with ALL this harry skin that is Not nice to make a furry hat from My question is.. CAN I re-hydrate the skin and be able to remove the hair then rework it to a state of buck skin?