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The 7 Steps to Tanning a Deer Hide Are Easier Than You Think

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Bench upholstered with customer's own deer hide. By Lodgepole by PineRidge custom furniture 360.750.7875. Notice the tail remains ;)

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How to Tan a Deer Hide

Follow these steps for tanning a deer hide, complete with time requirements and tool recommendations, to make your own beautiful, quality leather.

Easiest Way to Tan a Deer Hide for Beginners

Take your hunting to the next level and tan the deer hides after cutting up the meat. Deer hides are used to make leather jackets or boots or as wall decor. If you are just learning tanning and taxidermy, use this easy method of tanning the hide, which combines salts and alum to bring the hide to a tanned and preserved state.