Workshop: Tanning Goatskins
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.
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).