Before the advent of modern tanning agents, humans were turning raw pelts into functional furs using very basic techniques and materials. Learn to produce an incredibly soft, beautiful, and durable product from raw animal skin using one of humankind’s earliest tanning technologies! Utilizing materials readily available in the surrounding environment, we will walk through the steps of this transformation.
This two-day workshop will be taught by primitive skills expert and Alone season 8 participant, Dr. Theresa.
** Please be aware that a reasonable amount of fitness is required for this course. You will be on your feet and active for 6 to 8 hours per day.
Recommended for ages 16 years & up.
Lunch will not be
provided; however, an hour break will be given for participants to either leave
for lunch or eat a packed lunch on-site. (A refrigerator is available to store lunches.) There are a number of restaurants close by.
mon – fri: 10am – 4pm • sat: 10am – 5pm • sun: 1pm – 5pm
closed on: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day