Home Manufacture of Furs and Skins

Home Manufacture of Furs and Skins : A Book of Practical Instructions Telling, How to Tan, Dress, Color and Manufacture Facture or Make Into Articles Ornament, Wear and Use (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Home Manufacture of Furs and Skins: A Book of Practical Instructions Telling, How to Tan, Dress, Color and Manufacture Facture or Make Into Articles Ornament, Wear and Use Probably one of the oldest human industries is Home Dressing and Manufacturing of Furs and Skins, as this method of clothing the body has persisted from the stone age to the present time. As a happy combination of dress and or nament, furs will always continue to lead. At the present time the manufacture of furs has been highly developed, with the aid of machinery and specialized workmen it is conducted on a scale which compares favorably with any busi ness activity. However the principles remain the same, and good results can still be attained by hand labor. To the average out-door man it is a positive pleasure to see the stifi, dirty, raw skin develop into the soft, clean, flexible material, and later to shape it into a protection from the cold and an ornament combined. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 294 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 16mm | 395g
  • English
  • 116 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 1332140467
  • 9781332140466