Fish Leather Tanning Classes

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Hi there,
We’re the leathercrafters on Highway 53. We don’t tan leather ourselves, but we wish we had a local source for salmon leather.

Fish skin tanning is a traditional craft that is still practiced, particularly in Iceland and Northern Canada. Natural salmon skin looks particularly beautiful. I’m attaching a photo of what it looks like with our Travel Cribbage Board.

If you’re interested in learning how, Janey Chang in Canada is giving virtual classes on it, including one to benefit the Saturviit Inuit Women’s Association of Nunavit:

(And if you do learn how, let us know, we’d like to buy some!)
Walnut Studiolo
Original Modern Designs / Handcrafted Leather Goods
36005 Highway 53, Nehalem, OR 97131
Phone +1 503-447-6889