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Deer from Hide to Rawhide
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Pony Express Conservation Area
7163 SW State Rd. RA
Osborn, MO 64474
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Deer from Hide to Rawhide: First steps toward buckskin leather Our ancestors utilized deer hides for making clothing, containers, musical instruments, shelter and more. Learn how to flesh, scrape, stretch, and dry your deer hide to make rawhide. At this 3 hr. hands-on workshop you will bring and work with a deer hide you harvested. We will have demonstration hides in various stages for you to learn from also. Wear old clothes and bring a rubber apron, if you have one. A heavy trash bag can be used in place of an apron. If you have a fleshing knife, bring it along. We will have fleshing knives and beams available for use during the program. You will take home plans to build a simple fleshing beam and frame. You will need to purchase a fleshing knife and other simple materials to complete and stretch your hide at home. After harvest, skin your deer and remove any excess flesh (meat) from the hide. Place hide in a leakproof bag and freeze. Instructions for soaking and preparing your hide for the class will be emailed to prior to the class. Hides must have a valid Conservation ID Number or Telecheck Confirmation Number accompanying them. Ginger L Miller

Cancellation Policies:

You must cancel your registration before Monday, December 12, 2022.

Age Policy:

This event is open to all ages.