Native Americans made most of their clothing from specially tanned deer hide or “buckskin” for thousands of years. This 3 day course will teach you how to brain tan a deer hide using all natural materials. We will start with fresh deer hides and walk you through the entire process NOC WSS 2011 042including different tanning solutions, tools, techniques and “smoking” a finished hide to produce a unique material suitable for clothing or shoulder bags and pouches. This fairly labor intensive course includes all necessary course materials and equipment, on site camping the night before the course through the last day and the hide you worked on throughout the weekend.
$185 per person