From raw animal skin to versatile bark tanned leather, Traditional Tanners Josh McLean (Australia) and Danielle Prophet (Canada), will show you step by step the processes involved over a weekend not to be missed!
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A group of 8 awesome participants invested in The Bush Tannery's 'Intro to the Art of Bark Tanning (Making Natural Leather)', over the weekend leaving with more than a piece of skin and a bucket full of tanning solution. They left with the skills and knowledge of one of the oldest and most useful methods of traditional tanning on the planet.
In a day and age where people are becoming increasingly conscious of consumer choices and the where, who, what and how our products are made, you're probably wondering how an animal resource such as fish of all creatures, makes it into an environmentally focused education hub like CERES Environment Park.
What does natural building and traditional tanning & leather crafting have in common!? A lot apparently
What a privilege and pleasure to share one of the oldest trades on the planet with thousands of people so passionate about the way things are made!
The Bush Tannery will be attending again this year, with more traditional tanning goodness to share in an incredible weekend of skill sharing.