Rinsing the freshly skinned hide of a road killed deer.

Using a clam shell scraper to flesh a rabbit hide.

My friend Eric using a fleshing beam and scaper to flesh a road killed deer.

Deer hide racked to dry scrape.

And why would you go to all that trouble? So you can make a beautiful buckskin outfit like my friend James. That’s his little buddy Luther on his lap who lived with him in his Earth lodge for a year.