Home Manufacture Of Furs And Skins (Legacy Edition) : A Classic Manual On Traditional Tanning, Dressing, And Preserving Animal Furs For Ornament, Apparel, And Use
This deluxe unabridged reprint Legacy Edition of expert taxidermist and furrier Albert Farnham's classic manual Home Manufacture of Furs and Skins is full of classic tips and methods for making your own home-tanned skins and preserved furs. Originally published in 1916, this vintage book is a great addition to the library of any budding or veteran hunter, taxidermist, outdoorsman, cabin enthusiast, or traditional handcrafter!
Learn some of the timeless tips of hide and fur preservation in this volume, including how to preserve and process furs, skins, and hides of all kinds. Topics include basic facts and principles for hide workers, correct ways to skin animals for hide preservation, stretching and curing hides, handling skins and hides, storing and shipping furs, making fur robes and native american clothing, tools of the hideworker and taxidermist, tanning materials, formulas, and recipes, soaking/fleshing/degreasing skins, working with small and light furs and heavy furs alike, deer skins and buckskin preparation, sheep and goat skins, and fur dyeing.
Decorate your cabin space or hunting lodge in the traditional way, or even enjoy your fur specimens in your home (if your family lets you!).
This vintage book includes timeless knowledge about animal skin preservation and taxidermy methods, which have largely been lost to time, but never forgotten by the old masters. This book makes a great gift for new and veteran hunters, taxidermists, outsoorspeople, bushcrafters, survivalists, campers, and cabin enthusiasts. Although this book represents thought from a former time, it also reveals much about the rich history of taxidermy and natural history study of animals via specimens, and many of the tips, tricks, and discussions are still relevant for study today!
A part of the Doublebit Library of Tanning and Taxidermy: Volume 4
This Doublebit Legacy Edition reprint of Home Manufacture of Furs and Skins is professionally restored and presented from the original source, including inspiration from the book's original cover, with the highest degree of fidelity possible. Readers can enjoy this Legacy Edition for generations to come and learn from its timeless knowledge.
About the Doublebit Press Legacy Editions
Sometimes we need to remember our history to move forward. Sometimes, remembering our heritage is just fun or inspirational. With technology playing a major role in everyday life, sometimes we need to take a step back in time to find those basic building blocks used for gaining mastery - the things that we have luckily not completely lost and has been recorded in books over the last two centuries. These skills aren't forgotten, they've just been shelved. It's time to unshelve them once again and reclaim the lost knowledge of self-sufficiency!
As a part of the Doublebit Press Legacy Edition Collection, this unabridged volume is reprinted in the exact form as it was presented in the original publication. Both important and minor details have equally both been accounted for by our publishing staff, down to the cover, font, layout, and images. It is the goal of Doublebit Legacy Edition series to preserve outdoors heritage, but also be cherished as collectible pieces, worthy of collection in any handcrafter's or outdoorsperson's library and that can be passed to future generations.
- Paperback | 296 pages
- 127 x 203 x 17mm | 322g
- 08 Mar 2020
- Doublebit Press
- Legacy ed.
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