6771 State Hwy 42/57, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235  Phone: 920-743-7162
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-Custom Tanning-

White Tail Deer

Hair On $125.00 + Shipping

Leather  $117.00 + Shipping

Prepare or freeze hides promptly for best results!




-In Stock Full Size Deer Leather-

Brown, Black, Gold & Natural colors available

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-Custom Tanning-

Bears and All Furs

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& Others

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Prepare or freeze hides promptly for best results!




-In Stock Craft Deer Leather-

"Natural Buckskin"

Various Sizes & Odd Shapes

2 Skins for $55.00 + shipping





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Preparation & Handling

1. Open skins flat and salt the flesh side thoroughly using a fine grade salt (a skin the size of a deer hide will require 5 to 10 lbs of salt while a cow may require 20 to 30 lbs of salt).  Leave the skin sit salted for 4-6 hours, until flesh & fat are slightly firm.  DO NOT ALLOW SALTED SKIN TO FREEZE ONCE SALTING BEGINS!

2. Scrape off all flesh, fat, bones, and split the tail if present.

3. Salt again covering all edges, wrinkles, etc.

4. Allow skin to dehydrate on an incline so that fluids drain away from the skin for 24 to 48 hours.  DO NOT ALLOW FLUIDS TO PUDDLE

5. Shake or sweep off loose salt and re-salt again with clean salt (same quantity as in step 1).  Salt should remain on skin for 4 to 5 days.  If skin does not dry use a fan to circulate the air. This will aid the drying process.

6. When the skin gets crusty (but not hard) shake off all loose salt.  If fur still has damp areas use paper towels to dry as best as possible.

7. To package for shipping, fold skin hair side to hair side as necessary to fit in an adequately sized cardboard box.  DO NOT ROLL THE SKIN!  The cardboard box should be lined with newspaper only. NO PLASTIC, SHREDDED PAPER, FOAM, OR PEANUTS SHOULD BE USED!

8.  Count your skins accurately and enclose a packing list filled out with box contents, name, address, and phone number.  Our Shipping Form is provided for your convenience.

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Ship order to:

Yost Fur Dressing
6771 State Hwy 42/57
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Please call with any questions: 920-743-7162 ask for Elaine!

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-African Leather-

Our Complete Leather Tanning Service now includes ALL skins

Cape Buffalo, Elephant, Hippo, Wildebeest, and Rhino

Your choice of colors:

Natural Grey, Black, or Brown

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