Hello everyone! I've found myself with some tanning downtime due to the fact that we are out of Lutan and are waiting for our order. As such, I have ample time to gather my thoughts and put them into journal form on various topics! I'm thinking of doing several 'chapters' under different topics such as this one (Tanning and General Preservation,) Freezing and Thawing, Pickling and Other Chemicals, and more~ I've done research, asked questions, read many books, and also been through over five years of trial and error in tanning so I believe I would have a lot to offer if I put this idea into motion. If you would like to see this come about, let me know and I'll actively start getting everything together instead of just letting it kick around. In this journal I will talk about the difference between true tanning and general preservation of skins.
Tanning, by definition, is "The processes of treating skins and hides of animals to produce leather." A