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Mineral tanned, hide tanning sheepskin

Fleecey Brown Sheepskin

$310.00

A Suffolk sheepskin with lush brown wool, large enough to lounge on and comfy af!

Length: 44″ long

Tanning method: Mineral tanned

Price: $310 + shipping

 

hide tanning, sheepskin tanning, braintanning, survival skills

Guidebook: Fur-on Smoke-tanning

A step-by-step guide for naturally tanning fur-bearers through the smoke-tan (brain-tan) method.  Every stage in the tanning process – from skinning to preservation to making the fat emulsion – is broken down into increments with photos and tips.

 

Hide Scraper

$65.00

These tools are hand-forged by Zilka Forgewerks, an artisan blacksmith based in Portland. Use these for fleshing, graining, and membraning hides.  Stainless steel and designed for easy maintenance, they have a bevelled edge on each side for comfortable handling.

To order: buy here and you will receive a confirmation email to ask if you are getting shipping or will pick up.  Pick-up is in Aldergrove, BC.  Shipping is $20 CAD extra within Canada.

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Hide Tanning Starter Kit

$125.00

This tool-kit has all the essentials you need to get started hide tanning!

Scraper: for fleshing and wet scraping all hides in the first steps to prep for tanning.  Fits nicely in the hand and its stainless steel blade resists rust and keeps its edge.  Custom design by Mara; hand-made by Nathan at Zilka Forgewerks.

Apron: for many stages of tanning, an absolute essential.  This ankle-length apron is waterproof and durable.

Awl: for framing hides to prepare for softening. This graduated awl is perfect for any size hide and fits in the palm of the hand.

Pumice: for a finishing touch to buckskins and sheepskins to add sheen and polished look. Wildcrafted with permission on Lil’wat and Shasta Nations territories.

Cost: $125

Shipping: $30 within Canada; $55 to USA.

All prices in CAD.

PDF Guidebook: Herbal Medicine for Immune Support

This is a guide to keeping well and staying healthy, with the help of herbal allies and personal rhythms.  In this time of COVID-19 spread, it is ever more vital to practice embodied relationship to our own well-being.

It is downloadable as a .PDF file for free or by donation: choose your price at checkout, based on your needs in the current moment.   Feel free to share widely!

This guide is for us to use in times of wellness as preventive care – not during illness – to keep our immune health strong and to deepen our connection to our bodies and the more-than-human world.

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Ultra Woolly Sheepskin

$310.00

This mineral tanned Suffolk sheepskin is a woolly delight, with wool at 4″ long and a soft, pliable feel.  Another micro sheepskin at just under 3 feet, this makes for a perfect seat cushion or meditation rug.

Length: 31″