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Hide Scraper


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 $15 CAD extra within Canada.

Hide Tanning Immersion, November 2019 – February 2020

This opportunity is for those who wish to sink into the craft of hide tanning, learn within a dedicated group, and tap into the rhythm of the seasons this winter. Welcome to hide time.

Applications are now open!  Follow the link to the application form. Applications close October 31, 2019.

See below for more details.

sheepskin,sheepskin rug

Sheepskin Rugs ~ Holiday Special!


In celebration of the upcoming season – and its need for soft, cozy accoutrements – all Suffolk sheepskins are for sale.  Orders are being taken for a limited time: until November 29, 2019 or while supplies last.

To place an order, click on the button, fill out your information, and buy your sheepskin.  You will receive a confirmation from me that your order was processed within 1 business day.

Your sheepskin rug will begin tanning and will be ready for pickup or mail by December 12, 2019.

To learn more about Suffolk sheepskins, see below.


Winter Medicine.hawthorn herbal medicine

Winter Medicine, November 18 + 25, 2019


Welcome to Winter Medicine, a learning journey easing into the season ahead.  

This two-part course is happening online: Monday, November 18 and Monday, November 25, 2019.  Each session takes place live from 6:30pm-8:00pm Pacific Time.  

You don’t need to join it live – a recording of the class is sent out the same day, so you can sit in at your convenience or watch the class again to glean more from it.