What have you to do with the beating of skins and the tanning of leather?'
He had killed several deer and was tanning the hides at the time we arrived.
But there were other reasons why he was ordered to leave the tanning business.
The bark, too, is excellent for tanning—almost equal to that of the oak.
Hides are also tanned by the use of chemicals, in what is called "chrome" tanning.
The liquid is put into paddle-wheels just as the tanning mixture is.
The bark of chestnut oak has long been valuable for tanning.
The principal use of the bark is for tanning and the trunks for piles.
The bark is used in tanning, and no use for the wood is reported, except for fuel.
The bark of western hemlock is rated high as a tanning material.