What a buckskinner does.
Well, for a hobby I enjoy making brain-tanned buckskins from
deer hides. So I'm a buckskinner. Actually, I don't skin the deer
myself, nor do I go hunting to kill them. I don't kill anything. I get
all the deer hides for free from the local butcher during
deer-hunting season, since the hunters only want the venison
Brain-tanning is the native, primitive, aboriginal way of preparing
hides, practiced around the world for thousands of years.
Modern chemical tanning is a poor substitute. It's done by
scraping the fur and the layers of dermis and epidermis off the