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Why Make Buckskin -Chapter 3
(132.5K pdf download)


Brief Overview -Chapter 4
(11.5 K pdf download)


Why Wet-Scrape and What Is Dry-Scrape -Chapter 5
(635.5K pdf download)


Tools & Sharpening -Chapter 7
Tools (3.5MB! pdf download)
Sharpening (689.7K pdf download)


Skinning, Heads, Brains & So On -Chapter 11
(1.7MB download)


Care and Storage of Raw Hides -Chapter 12
(240.5K pdf download)


Fleshing -Chapter 14
(421.8K pdf download)


Uses of the Deer -Chapter 28
(1.4MB pdf download)

ARTICLES, ETC....

Below are a variety of our writings. Some have been published in the Society of Primitive Technology Bulletins, some are handouts which we give to our students, and others are onlive versions of our handbook series.

Again, please respect our intellectual property and do not reproduce them on any large scale without permission from the authors.

Sustainable Harvest- Approaching wildcrafting with knowledge and intent (PDF format)

PDF of our handbook of the same name. Click here for printed version.


The Dirt on Colors
(400k pdf download)

A Mineral Pigment Primer, Procesing and Using Earth Pigments and Natural Binders. from SPT Bulletin #15


The California Bay Laurel Tree (html)

Natural History and Uses of the Bay Tree (Umbellularia californica) including roasting the edible nuts which contain a mild stimulant.


Ground Iris: Native Californian Fiber Plant (html)

Extracting Fiber from the Leaves of Wild Iris, Iris macrosiphon for use as a material in making cordage, string and ropes.


Pepperoncini, Pimentos and Hot Sauce- simple methods for making authentic fermented peppers at home (html)

HTML version of our handbook of the same name. Click here for printed form.


PALEOTECHNICS
Steven Edholm & Tamara Wilder
PO Box 876 Boonville, CA 95415
voice mail 707-793-2287

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