Monte Burch's "The Ultimate Guide to Skinning and Tanning" Book
Monte Burch's "The Ultimate Guide to Skinning and Tanning" Book is a complete guide to working with pelts, furs and leather. Starting at the beginning, Burch introduces the hunter to the tools of a tanner, and even gives complete plans for making many of these implements. Instructions are given for making fleshing beams, stretchers for pelts, fleshing knives, and many others. He also covers tanning formulas and materials, both traditional and modern.
From the oldest method to the newest twist, Burch's 256 page guide will be indispensable to the modern hunter. Monte Burch has been trapping and tanning since the 1950's, and writing about the outdoors for four decades. He has written thousands of magazine articles and more than fifty books.