Montgomery Furs - Books - Fur Handling Books
By Hal Sullivan. Fur Handling 2000 is an up-to-date guide for pelt handling. Todays market has become largely standardized in the preparation of raw fur pelts. Fur Handling 2000 will help you produce pelts that meet or exceed these standards. Fur Handling 2000 covers the detailed process of pelt handling from the harvest of the animal to the final sale of the pelt. Chapters on the individual species of fur-bearers detail techniques and methods. Fur Handling 2000 is a complete guide to fur handling and will help you obtain maximum value from your pelts. 148 pages 292 photos & illustrations.
$11.95 / each
Don Lees Fur Handling Guide Book is a 24 page book that offers excellent instruction on skinning, fleshing and stretching coyotes, cats and fox.
$4.95 / each
Arthur Robert Harding, better known as A.R. Harding, was an American outdoors man and founder of several hunting and trapping magazines. He was also publisher, editor and author of many popular outdoor how-to-books of the 1900s. This book is a comprehensive guide on the subject and provides valuable information for those who wish to tan and make leather from cattle, horse, calf, sheep, goat, deer and other hides and skins. It also explains how to skin, handle, classify and market the hides. Chapters on skinning, curing, storing, equipment, tools, materials, terms, unhairing, tanning, finishing, alum process, chrome process, acid process, bark process, buckskin, robe skins, salting and curing.
$7.95 / each
This is a classic and profusely illustrated guide for those who wish to prepare and mount animals, birds, fish, reptiles, etc., for home, den, or office decoration. Includes a history of the art, as well as a description of materials required, formulas, panels, shields, mounts, skinning, tanning, cleaning and poisoning skins. Also includes chapters on mounting small animals and large ones, as well as mounting heads, fish, reptiles, frogs, toads, skulls, etc. Over one-hundred illustrations describe the techniques discussed in the text.
$7.95 / each
By Nick Wyshinski. Covers mink, coon, muskrat, weasel, red fox, grey fox, beaver, opossum, and skunk. Plus a chapter on deer skins. Tells all details of handling these furs. 64 pages and many pictures.
$4.99 / each
By Keith Winkler: Proper ways of skinning and stretching your fur. Width and length chart for stretching.
$10.95 / each