|The buffalo leather is sold by the
hide. Each hide is marked with its size. The natural hides
average between 18 square feet and 28 square feet or larger. We can
usually select either small, medium, or large hides according to
your wishes. We will not, however, cut hides to measure or
select just the best hides.
These skins are full grain or top grain
leather. They are NOT just splits. The texture
is rougher than deerskin or moosehide. The skin also stretches
less than deerskin. Colors range from a beige/cream to a milk
chocolate brown depending on availability.
The tannery run skins are a mix of
grades. They are not
flawless, but are not junk either. Expect some holes and/or
flaws. If you can work around these, this skin is for
you. If not, stick to a true garment grade.
The 5 to 5.5 ounce skins are strong and therefore ideal for making moccasins or other
crafts requiring a heavier leather. Usually, the larger the skin the heavier it will be.
The 3 to 3.5 ounce skins are a garment-weight leather.
1-99 sq ft
|| 100+ sq
Run:Natural:3 to 3.5 oz.
Run:Natural:5 to 5.5 oz.
||Buffalo Leather:Tannery Run:Black:3 to 3.5 oz.
||Buffalo Leather:Tannery Run:Tobacco:3 to 3.5 oz.
||Buffalo Leather:Tannery Run:White:5 oz.
Genus and species: Bison bison. Ranch
American Bison (Bison bison) leather, not water buffalo
(Bubalis bubalis) from Asia.
The skins come from a buffalo ranch near Montreal in Canada. The buffalo are not killed just for the
hides. The hides are a by-product of the meat industry.
Domesticated buffalo are not endangered.
Product of Canada