Do You want to learn how to make Fish Skin Leather?
We organize courses on tanning fish skin. The courses currently available are arranged in Finnish, but courses can also be arranged in English. Some ordered courses will be kept in Estonia.
Current courses are of one-day duration, but we have also held broader, 2-4-day courses.
A webcourse in English is also under preparation. If you are interested, please email email@example.com for more information. Pre-sale of the course begins in December. The estimated release will take place in March-May 2020.
Processing fish skin with vegetable tanning will usually take 3 to 5 weeks to finish. However, the whole process can be learned in one day by going through the necessary steps. We reserve skins in different stages of treatment for the course, and during the day we were able to see how the skin changes during different work stages. Most importantly, we are practically going through the most relevant steps to produce good quality fish skin leather.
Schedule and contents of one day course:
Participants will be sent the arrival instructions and course program 2-3 weeks prior to the course.
You do not need to bring in fish skins or tools, but take appropriate size gloves, such as cleaning gloves, with you.
We focus on a thorough review of the most important work steps for leather quality and how to avoid the most common mistakes. After the course day, you can independently handle the fish from raw skin to a ready-made vegetable tanned leather.
The teacher of the course is Ossi Kumpulainen, the entrepreneur of Kalaparkki.
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