This vintage book contains a complete guide to tanning leather, with information on tools and equipment, required materials, different techniques, benefits, common problems, and many other related aspects. Easy-to-digest and full of invaluable tips, this handbook is highly recommended for novice leatherworkers, and would make for a useful addition to collections of leatherworking literature. Contents include: “Leather Crafting”, “Having Hides Tanned”, “Buying Leather by the Side”, Home Tanning”, “Tanning Hides and Skins for Leather”, “Bark-Tanned Sole and Harness Leather”, “Chrome-Tanned Leather”, “Alum-Tanned Lace Leather”, “Tanning Fur Skins”, “Soaking and Fleshing”, etc. Many vintage books like this are becoming increasingly hard-to-come-by and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality addition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on leather crafting.