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Author Topic: How to make a sheepskin rug at home?  (Read 1669 times)

Hillview Farm

  • Joined Dec 2012
  • Surrey
  • Proud owner of sheep and Llamas!
How to make a sheepskin rug at home?
« on: May 13, 2013, 09:02:41 pm »
Sorry I know this has been posted about before but I cant find anything step by step.

I understand as soon as the skin is off the lamb it needs salting. What else do I need to know?

Any tips? How to set up? how long does it take? What do I need?

Thanks!
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Pedwardine

  • Joined Feb 2012
  • South Lincolnshire
Re: How to make a sheepskin rug at home?
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2013, 12:44:32 am »
Thought I'd saved a couple of Youtube vids but can't find where! Will try and source again for you. There were by a heavily bearded man in a forest! That's all I can give you right now  ???
If you go on youtube and key in 'tanning sheepsins' or suchlike, I'm sure, like me, it won't take long to find something useful.
 
Key in Xavier de la Foret.  It's a five part vid clip. I found it really useful.
« Last Edit: May 14, 2013, 12:47:43 am by Pedwardine »

Hillview Farm

  • Joined Dec 2012
  • Surrey
  • Proud owner of sheep and Llamas!
Re: How to make a sheepskin rug at home?
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2013, 07:59:03 am »
Thank you!

Hillview Farm

  • Joined Dec 2012
  • Surrey
  • Proud owner of sheep and Llamas!
Re: How to make a sheepskin rug at home?
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2013, 11:39:30 am »
I might just send it off!

Riverside21

  • Joined Jan 2012
  • Dorset

Daniel Does

  • Joined Apr 2013
  • Lincolnshire
    • Daniel Does
Re: How to make a sheepskin rug at home?
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2013, 06:03:45 pm »
Contact these people with tour question, I've found them very helpful in the past.

http://www.snowdoniasupplies.co.uk/cgi-bin/catalogue.pl?ref=tanningkits

 

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