Super keen participants made our Community Learning Circle at Skipper Otto’s a pleasure to lead. Some of them weren’t even there to get hands-on; just to find out what it’s all about and ask good questions.
Sonia, Co-Founder & Managing Director
Explaining the process
Workspace in Locker D
Hemlock bark from Stanley Park, used to tan the skins
Raw skins ready for scraping
Cold-smoked chum skins getting washed
Scraping & Scaling with a spoon or mussel shell
Tanned skins: out of the bark tea, rinsed, and ready for oiling
Thanks to Amy Logan for this writeup in the Westender about it.