How to make a Sheepskin Rug – Part Two

I've always had a interest in sheepskins...bought a couple from Costco for my living room and admired them. Now that we have sheep, my husband and I wanted to try making our own. We sent off three for commercial processing (Promise Land Tannery in Okanogan, WA) and they did a lovely job. I've also seen …

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How to make a Sheepskin Rug – Part One

Before one can make a sheepskin rug (that article is coming up next!), a person needs a sheepskin to work with. A dear farmer friend (Thanks, Shawna!) told us about her relatives skinning a deer by pulling the hide off. Basically, the animal's body is attached to a tree, hide is attached to a rope attached to the bumper of …

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Cluck & Moo – Raise Your Own Dairy & Eggs – sign up for the class now!

Join us for an informative course about owning and caring for dairy cattle on your homestead and/or chickens in your backyard. All are welcome: hopeful farmers, beginners, and those more experienced. Please bring your questions! Instructors Jay and Michelle Lancaster have an extensive background in dairy farming, cheesemaking and homesteading. The topics to be covered …

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