English of Leather Making - Lessons for Adult English Classes (Paperback)
This vintage book contains a series of lessons designed for students of leather working. The lessons concern hide and sheep skin tanning and are designed to walk the student through every step of the process of manufacture from raw materials to finished article. Contents include: "Unloading and Opening", "Soaking and Washing", "Fleshing and Liming", "Unhairing, Sorting and Trimming", "Tanning", "Shaving and Coloring", "Buffing and Tacking", "Jacking and Splitting", "Retanning and Milling or Stuffing", "Machine and Hand Setting Out", "Whitening and Blacking", "Finishing Gun-metal and Splits", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on leather crafting.