Scraper

This fall, Mary Cate tried tanning leather from our goats to make buckskin. The first hide was, well, a learning experience, but the second one turned out much better.

Part of the tanning process involves scraping flesh away from the skin.

This is a scraper that I’ve made for her. The blade is a 15″ planer blade that I got when the local sawmill shut down. The wood is the same mystery wood I used in the legs of the toy grasshopper .

The blade was too hard for me to drill, so I just epoxied the handle on.

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Published in: on 23 December, 2009 at 1:57 pm  Leave a Comment  

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