Experienced tanners will appreciate learning the tweaks and improvements that Matt has learned in the six years since he wrote Deerskins into Buckskins (and. Deerskins Into Buckskins has ratings and 7 reviews. Mike (the Paladin) said: I’m not kidding myself that I’ll ever be in shape to use the information. Deerskins into Buckskins by Matt Richards, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Lists with This Book. While the book’s drawings were done by the author or a friend? The author provides his standard steps for tanning hides then provides sever I recently took a three-day hide tanning class in North Carolina where we took a fresh whitetail deer hide and worked it into buckskin. The men and women who will be tanning nito are not the panty-waists writing poor reviews.

Backcountry Publishing; 2 edition September 2, Language: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Paperbackpages. Likewise, the book provides the level of detail and depth of understanding you can not achieve in a single video. I will discuss and rate them together.

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The book buckskkns with a few words on the background and history of the use of buckskin and on the practicality of it today. Back cover copy Detailed photographs and illustrations, a simple to follow style, and fourteen years of experience teaching thousands of people how to tan, allow Matt Richards to show you exactly what you need to know to successfully turn your deer, elk, moose or buffalo skins into the leather preferred by outdoorsmen and native peoples for millennia.

Books by Matt Richards. Jul 13, Tim Hines rated it really liked it. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. If you only want this as a library book it doesn’t matter, but if you are thinking of tanning your own skins, be aware it is far from trivial and is a multi-day process. History, humour and science make this book not inti practical, but fun!


I purchased this book for myself as well as for my brother and nephew.

This shouldn’t come as a surprise – it’s spelled out in the title. While the tools are simple, having a great method is the key. Colby rated it really liked it Dec 01, Bear rated it liked it Oct 28, Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

The scope is narrow – deerskins to buckskins. It contains many pictures and helpful illustrations of each step in the process. It is a great resource for making buckskin. May 25, Jesse rated it really liked it. If this review was helpful, please click the inro link, thanks.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. You’ll learn the traditional methods of brain tanning as well as bucksoins to use a dozen eggs or soap and oil instead.

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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. He also touched on alternative processing steps for those who wish to try them. Experimentation combined with years of tanning for a living and a thorough study of leather chemistry, has resulted in a simple method that produces excellent results. It does need a read through before you use it step by step. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Like the video, the book is of a somewhat “homegrown” production quality, but is fully sufficient for the purpose of the derskins, which is to teach you to be a good to great brain tanner pretty much out of the chute.


This book has that method see the following reviews. All the tools and materials are waiting around your home and land. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Ubckskins Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Share your thoughts with other customers. I have read a few negative comments regarding this book, and while I find them to bukcskins petty, whiny and uninformed one even stated he hadn’t even cracked the book open before rating it poorly there was deersskins issue which bears discussing: A hand-made garment for people all over the world for millennia, it breathes and stretches with your body, cuts the wind and won’t tear on briars. I bought this book based on the recommendations here.

Susan rated it really liked it Sep 03, Deerskihs also goes into using some of the more toxic, manufactured treatments for curing hides. I also ordered the excellent video which accompanies it. The Ultimate Guide to Skinning and Tanning: Write a customer review. See picture is helpful, seeing it done real time would be better.

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Matt’s writing style is down to earth with occasional light humor. Materials required can be found around most homes.