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Homeowner talks about decades old dumpsite on his property

Metal drums and leather hides decompose on Ryan Schweinzger's property on House Street NE in Belmont on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. State investigators say old Wolverine World Wide tannery waste dumped on House Street may be the source of toxic PFAS compounds that are polluting neighborhood wells. Decomposing leather and drums cover an entire hillside [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|Leather Upholstery|0 Comments

How to Tan Hides at Home and Stalking Coyotes

A couple months ago I picked up a roadkill coyote. Watch that video here: In this video, I show you how I home-tanned it. I also stalk some coyotes that were behind my house. To see how I turned deer hide into buckskin, watch this vid: And check out my husband's channel, Bushradical [...]

By | September 24th, 2017|Leather Upholstery|0 Comments

Easy Squirrel Hide Tanning With Eggs

Ever want to try tanning hides but got overwhelmed by all the convoluted steps? I did, so here's the method I've used since I was a teenager that's super simple and works! I tried all the books and videos and came to the conclusion that tanning hides is dead simple, but people often severely over [...]

By | September 23rd, 2017|Leather Upholstery|0 Comments