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Offline hayshaker

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how do you vegetable tan a cow hide?
« on: January 06, 2018, 11:54:48 AM »
I know this kid that skins his own hides for the cows the harvest,
so just what are the requirements for tanning a hide? and doe they mean vegetable oil
or is that just a phrase.

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Re: how do you vegetable tan a cow hide?
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2018, 01:28:34 PM »
I think it (vegetable tan) means some sort of "artificial" concoction to mimic oak tannic acid is used.
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