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Weekend Hide Tanning Event
Weekend Hide Tanning Event

Sat, May 18

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Lunenburg

Weekend Hide Tanning Event

Have you ever wished you knew the traditional art of Hide Tanning? Learning the various methods and taking some of the mystery out of turning animal skin into usable material to enrich your space and leave you with new friends, new skills and a half a piece of deer hide to take home with you!

Time & Location

May 18, 2024, 9:30 PM – May 20, 2024, 4:30 PM

Lunenburg, 21 Bayview Dr, Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0, Canada

About the event

Join us for our first two-day Hide Tanning Event, where we will go through the process from start to finish in a hands-on way learning all the steps and covering everything you need to know to get you started in your hide tanning journey!

The tentative schedule for the weekend is as follows:

Day 1: Introduction to Hide Tanning

Morning Session: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1. Welcome and Introduction (9:00 AM - 9:30 AM)

2. Understanding Animal Hides (9:30 AM - 10:30 AM)

3. Safety and Tools (10:30 AM - 11:00 AM)

4. Break (11:00 AM - 11:15 AM)

5. Skinning and Preparing Hides (11:15 AM - 12:00 PM)

Lunch Break: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Afternoon Session: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

6. Tanning Methods Overview (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)

7. Hands-on Tanning (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

8. Q&A and Discussion (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Day 2: Advanced Techniques and Finishing

Morning Session: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1. Review of Day 1 (9:00 AM - 9:30 AM)

2. Advanced Tanning      Techniques (9:30 AM - 11:00 AM)

3. Break (11:00 AM - 11:15 AM)

4. Continue hands-on Tanning (11:15 AM – 12:00 PM)

Lunch Break: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Afternoon Session: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

5. Hands-on Drying/dying/smoking and Finishing (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM) 

6. Group Discussion and Troubleshooting (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

7. Conclusion and Certificates (4:00 PM - 4:30 PM)

Please Note: Participants are required to bring a packed lunch, wear clothes suitable for hands-on activities, and bring comfortable gloves.

For further instructions and resources, a PowerPoint guide will be emailed post-workshop. Feel free to reach out with any questions or comments to info@maggiesway.ca

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**Please also note, the above schedule is still subject to rearrangement but will include all topics listed above.**

Tickets

  • Weekend Hide Tanning Event

    This ticket is good for one seat at the two-day, weekend workshop hide tanning event. Where we are learning the traditional skill of hide tanning with presenter Maggie Oickle. :)

    CA$230.00

Total

CA$0.00

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