||You'll notice that there is a thumbs up symbol next to many of the names. This means that we know the quality of these sources. The lack of a thumbs up does not mean that they are any worse. In fact they could be better. We just don't know.
||When you see this globe next to a listing, it means they have their own web site that you can go to.
|Matt and Michelle Richards
3303 Dick George Rd, Cave Junction OR 97523
Website: www.braintan.com/buckskindesigns for custom garments, and www.braintan.com/intro/buying.html for finished hides.
Wet scrape: sells finished skins,
teaches classes with modern or all
traditional/primitive tools, makes custom garments. Book:
"Deerskins into Buckskins: How to Tan With Natural Materials". Read the online review and ordering info. $19.95 plus $2.50 shipping.
PO Box 627, Wallowa, OR 97885
"Blue Mountain Buckskin...A working
manual to dry scrape brain
tan". Read the online review
and ordering info. $12 postage paid.
Box 602 Beulah, N.D. 58523
Both methods: teaches classes, sells scraping tools,
makes custom garments, sells finished skins.
Also does buffalo, N. Plains museum replicas,
buffalo hide tipis, working on a book about hide tipis.
|| Doug Crist
1501 Dodge Creek, Rexford, MT 59930
Wet scrape: sells finished skins, teaches classes, makes custom garments.
||River Spirit School of Natural Living
P.O. Box 173 Mad River, CA. 95552
teaches classes, makes custom garments,
sell finished skins.
Landau Way, March Cambs
PE15 8YB UNITED KINGDOM
Hot Springs, Montana
sells finished skins,
teaches custom classes.
P.O. Box 7025 Helena, MT 59604
Sells finished hides and has raw skins for sale. Wet
wet scrape from skinning to finished buckskin". Read the online review and ordering info.
$30 postage paid.
||Dave and Marla Bethke
3149 W. Rast Road American Falls, ID 83211
Wet scrape: teaches classes, sells finished skins,
pouches and custom garments.
Ways of our Ancestors - Richie Taylor|
4674 Chestatee Heights Rd, Gainesville GA 30506
Both methods: teaches classes
sells finished hides - smoked or white. Makes custom garments and accessories.
Bob Kursawe -- Bows & Buckskins
Web Site http://www.buckskintanner.com
Wet Scrape: Sells brain tanned hides, bags, purses & pouches (some clothing). Will Custom tan your hides.
Teaches classes starting in fall 2000.
Also makes traditional bows.
26412 Oak Meadow Dr., West Perrysburg, OH 43551
Dry scrape: teaches classes, sells tools,
makes custom garments. Specializes in Native American
style plains beadwork, 30 yrs. experience.
||Anthony & Carol Hehman
Sells all kinds of Buffalo Products, and
makes custom Plains Indian garments. Amazing stuff, go see their website.
9544 Waterbury Dr. Peyton, CO. 80831
Wet scrape: sells finished hides of deer and elk.
North Fork Rd, Polebridge MT 59928
Wet scrape: teaches classes, sells brain tanned deer, elk, antelope and bighorn skins. Specializes in Native American
style hides painted with earth pigments. His painted hides are spectacular.
17720 Laurel Hill Church Rd, Laurel Hill, NC 28351
910-276-2256 or 910-277-6400
Both Methods: teaches classes.
2288 70th road
Copeland Kansas 67837
Sells finished skins of Deer.
Loves making Plains horse tack. Specializes
in Plains Indians, particularly the Southern Cheyenne from 1860-1880. Also
makes and sells Selvedge Stroud Cloth.
302 N 300 W
Cedar Utah 84720
Sells finished skins of Deer and Elk.
Finest quality and reasonably priced. Please enclose a self addressed stamped envelope for flyer of
items for sale & braintan samples.
PO Box 84, Henrieville UT 84736
Wetscrape: sells finished hides.
General Delivery Crestone, CO 81131
Both methods: teach classes, sell tools,
make custom garments, sell finished skins.
Good primitive skills book "Earth Knack:
Stone Age Skills For The 21st Century". Read the online review and ordering info.
$15.95 plus $2.50 post.
||Tom and Nancy Oar
38700 Yaak River Rd. Troy, MT. 59935
Both methods: sell finished skins of deer,
antelope, bighorn sheep and brain tanned furs
of mtn. lion, otter, buffalo and more.
Makes custom garments.
P.O. Box 499 Clark Fork, ID 83811
Wet scrape: sells finished skins and Native American crafts.
||Sue & Mike Rider
Dirty Shirt Buckskins
2263 Gold Creek Ridge Road, Sandpoint ID 83864
Wet scrape: sells finished skins, custom garments,
porcupine quill work, and teaches classes. Quillwork also available.
||Tim Smith -- Jack Mountain Bushcraft
PO Box 61
Wolfeboro Falls, NH 03896
506 Gem Dr., Kimberly, ID 83341
Dry scrape: "How To Tan Skins The Indian Way"
video $32 postage paid, book $4.50 plus postage.
Order from: Eagle’s View Publishing Co.
6756 North Fork Rd, Liberty, UT 84310
Read the online review
|Hofunee Programs --Scott Jones
The Woods, Rt. 1, Box 182-A Carlton, GA 30627
Dry scrape: teaches classes, sells dry scrapers,
and finished skins when available.
Also offers internships and work/swaps.
||George W. Gardner|
Box 338 Hillsdale, N.Y. 12529
Both methods: teaches classes and sells finished skins.
||Mike "Spotted Eagle" Beathe
3214 E. 106th St., N. Sperry, OK 74073
Dry scrape: teaches classes
589 Keko Drive, Loveland CO 80537
Wet scrape: teaches classes, sells finished skins
and makes custom clothing. Has over 45 years
PO Box 1233, Inola OK 74036-1233
Phone (918) 543-3961
Wet Scrape: Sells finished skins,
teaches classes locally, all skins are brain
tanned and smoked with Red Oak and Red Cedar chips.
||Timmy "Walking Bear" Berk|
1203 N. Campbell Wilis TX 77378
Both Methods: Teaches classes, sells Buffalo
Robes and buckskin.
Steven Edholm and Tamara Wilder
P.O. Box 876 Boonville, CA 95415
Wet scrape: book "Buckskin: The Ancient Art of
Braintanning," (originally titled "Wet-Scrape Braintanned Buckskin:
A practical guide to home tanning and use".) Read the online review and ordering info.
Also "Home Tanning and Leather Making Guide" and "Home Manufacture of Furs and Skins" by A.B. Farnham
$4.95 ea. (info on many different tanning methods from bark to
||Teaching Drum Outdoor School
7124 Military Road, Three Lakes, WI 54562
Wet scrape: teaches classes, sells finished skins.
various books and videos on either method.
Mr. & Mrs. Larry Belitz
HCR 52, Box 176 Hot Springs, SD 57747-9609
Dry scrape: makes custom garments, sells finished skins
and the book "Braintanning the Sioux Way".
Also tans elk and buffalo skins; museum replications
and buffalo hide tipis.
22 Bell Canyon, Cloudcroft, N.M. 88317
methods: makes custom garments including buffalo
hide moccasins with the hair inside (I got a pair!), sells
finished wet scraped skins of deer and elk. Also
dry scrapes buffalo robes, and rawhide and the video
"How to Brain Tan Buffalo Hide". Read the online review and ordering info.
|Hollowtop Outdoor Primitive School
Box 691 Pony, MT 59747-0691
Wet scrape: teaches classes, sells scraping tools.
Read the online review and ordering info for Tom's book "Botany in a Day".
|Frank and Karen Sherwood
P.O. Box 461 Issaquah, WA 98027
Phone 206-746-7267 Fax 206-746-7757
Both methods: teach classes and sell scraping tools.
|Randy & Lori Breeuwsma
12137-85 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5B 3G5
Both methods: Brain-tanned Buffalo, Moose, Elk and Deer. Hair on or off, smoked or white. Hide tipi's to moccasins.
||Turtle Creek Tannery
4522 Co Rd 45 S
Owatonna, MN 55060
email is email@example.com
Dry scrape: Brain-tanned buckskin as well as hair on deer
and elk (braintan, of course.) Special conditions apply to the hair
on pieces. Also does some garment making and beadwork to adorn garments.
Aboriginal Living Skills School LLC
P.O. Box 3064 Prescott, AZ 86302
Wetscrape: teaches two days classes, with hides and tools provided.
2763 Chesmire Farm Rd., Excelsior MN 55331
Wet Scrape: Sells finished braintanned elk, moose
and deer, Buffalo robes and hoop drums. Will custom tan your hair-on hides.
Buck Creek, Hayesville, NC 28904
Both methods: Specializes in museum quality
replications of Southeastern Indian moccasins, garments and other items.
11642 E. 1050 N., Otterbein, In 47970
Wet scrape: teaches classes, sells finished skins and makes custom garments.
||Frogtree Outdoor Living School
PO Box 550, E. Jordan, MI 49727
Wet Scrape: sells finished skins, makes custom garments, teaches classes. You will be supporting a community that is striving to live primitively!
962 F30, Mikado, MI 48745
Both methods: teaches classes (deer, furs, buffalo) sells tools, sells finished skins, and his book
Brain Tan Buffalo Robes, Skins and Pelts.
Read the online review or read his
Braintan.com online article Tan Your Pelts With Nature's Tools
1330 Brantner Rd., Evans, CO 80620
Wet scrape: teaches classes, makes custom garments
and sells finished skins. Sometimes dry scrapes.
John and Geri McPherson
Box 96 Randolph, KS 66554
Dry scrape: book "Braintan Buckskin". Read the review and ordering info. $3 plus shipping.
PO Box 1682, Wausau WI 54402
Wet scrape: teaches classes
||Dacotah Roosters Supply - Mark "Rooster" Roster
P.O. Box 248, Davenport, N.D. 58021
Maker of fine custom/historical garments - coats, shirts, dresses, skirts, and pants. From your hides or ones we purchase from other tanners. No catalog.
Drop a line for price quotes. Turn around time on orders - normally 12 - 16
weeks but can be longer.
||Windsong Primitives - Benjamin Pressley
1403 Killian Rd., Stanley, NC 28164
Phone: (704) 827-0723
Wet Scrape: Classes, pouches, and a booklet on brain tanning.
Snowball Creek Rawhide and Buckskin - Billy Metcalf
1930 Snowball Ck. E., Grand Forks BC, V0H 1H1, Canada
Phone (250) 442-5642
Wet Scrape: Sells finished deerskins, smoked or white.
||High Lonesome Trade
Goods - John Moffatt
P.O. Box 166 Kila, Montana 59920
Web site: members.xoom.com/JMoffatt/HighLonesome.htm
Dry Scrape: Handmade authentic replicas of the Indian-Mountain Man era: Painted Buffalo Robes, Knives, Shields, Fur Hats, War Clubs,
Arrows, Bags, Lances and more. Custom Orders Welcome. Member of the American Mountain Men.
|Sundog Traders - Joseph Dinsmore & Victoria Longtrail D.
POB 182, Winnett, Montana 59087
Wet Scrape: Pre-smoking method. Classes year round at $75 per day, finished skins, and custom garments. Their video on the pre-smoking method is available for $40.
You can read their synopsis of the 'pre-smoking method'
here on Braintan.com. Feel free to call or email for advice.
|| Alaska Fur Exchange
Sells smoked brain tanned moose hides. They are native made in the Yukon. We don't usually list sources that aren't direct from the tanners, but brain tanned moose is hard to come by.
|| WILDERNESS WAY - Primitive Skills, Tracking, Nature Awareness School
Michael J. Head
744 Glenmary Drive, Owego, NY 13827
Both methods: teaches classes. Scheduled classes are listed in the Course Schedule
section of their website. Custom classes also available.
| Loren Stallsmith
318 Sunol RD, Hadley, PA 16130
Phone: (724) 253-4429
Wetscrape: sells finished
skins and a variety of buckskin bags.
| David Risdon
6733 Hwy 194, Saginaw MN 55779
Phone: (218) 729-5137
Wetscrape: sells finished
skins. Available to teach classes.
| Guillaume Marcotte
L'Atelier du Voyageur
Rapide-Danseur, QC CANADA
Both methods: Sells finished caribou, moose and deer, rawhide, some furs
and custom crafts.
| Rocky Mountain Robes and Braintan - Wade Wagner|
PO Box 1682, Ft. Washakie, WY 82514
Both Methods: selling buffalo robes, furs and limited buckskin.
|| Andrew Twele|
9425 Seven Courts Dr, Nottingham MD 21236
Dryscrape: Offers workshops and demonstrations. Sells sinew and hooves.
|| C.F. Manitoba Buckskin
1378 Clifton Street
Winnipeg MB, R3E 2V2
Both Methods: sells white-tail deer, elk, and bison rawhide and
brain-tanned smoked buckskin. Custom tanning made to order. PayPal accepted.
|| Native Awareness - School of Primitive Survival and Earth Living Skills.|
Wet Scrape Method: Offers Group classes and individual tuition classes in Swinford, Leicestershire UK.
|| White Oak Tanner|
Don "White Oak" Barry
Wet Scrape and Dry scrape Methods: Sells braintan deer skins and offers wet scrape and dry scrape classes. Call to schedule and appointment.
2998 Sugar Valley Rd NW, Sugar Valley GA