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Workshop: Tanning Goatskins

Workshop: Tanning Goatskins
When:
04/07/2018 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
2018-04-07T08:00:00-05:00
2018-04-07T12:30:00-05:00
Where:
Langston (Langston University)
701 Sammy Davis Jr Dr
Langston, OK 73050
USA
Cost:
$20
Contact:
Roger Merkel
405-466-6134

Dr. Roger Merkel of Langston University will be the presenter for this hands-on workshop. Please bring or wear clothes that can get dirty working with fresh skins and tanning chemicals. Rubber or other waterproof boots are recommended.

Registration for the workshop is limited to 10 participants.  Registration costs $20 per person. Included in the cost of registration are handouts and refreshments.

Workshop Program

8:00 – 8:30 Registration

8:30 – 10:00 Description of hide tanning and steps involved, discussion on different tanning methods

10:00 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 12:30 Hands-on practice of the steps of tanning hides from salting and fleshing to softening and finishing

For more information or to register, contact Roger Merkel by email or phone (405-466-6134).

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