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#6440520 - 09/06/16 12:54 PM Wanting to learn how to finish furs
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Registered: 04/15/08
Posts: 614
Loc: Buda Tx
I have trapped for quite a long time. However I have never learned how to finish the furs. I know how to skin them. I will be trapping in north Texas as well as Nebraska. I live in Buda Texas and am willing to trade furs for knowledge on how to finish them. Meaning you keep the furs and I supply the labor. Could be coons, Bobcats, beaver, coyotes.
Is there someone near that is interested?
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#6441608 - 09/07/16 07:45 AM Re: Wanting to learn how to finish furs [Re: nehntr]
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Registered: 08/19/14
Posts: 1354
Loc: huntsville texas
look on utube , thats where i learned to tan, if thats what you mean by (finish ) there is many many ways to home tan on there just try to find one that works for you , once you do a couple it becomes easy.

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#6442891 - 09/07/16 08:09 PM Re: Wanting to learn how to finish furs [Re: nehntr]
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Registered: 10/02/13
Posts: 838
Loc: S texas
If you feel like comin down to corpus this winter id be happy to help you out some, I flesh and dry a couple thousand pelts a year, YouTube videos of fleshing and proper boarding will help get your basic techniques down. Matt jones has a good video on fur handling, little dated but it's good. Nothing will teach you more than experience, proper pressure of you knife and angles and little tricks that only you can really teach yourself. Feel free to give me a shout anytime and I'd be happy to talk you through things or answer any questions
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#6453339 - 09/15/16 10:29 AM Re: Wanting to learn how to finish furs [Re: nehntr]
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Registered: 10/06/06
Posts: 3682
Loc: hopkins co
I never tanned any but skinned and fleshed many a fur. I used a draw shave for fleshing and a fleshing beam and used stetchers for drying.Wish u were closer.
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