A look at how the process of vegetable tanning leather has evolved over time and the effects it has had on extract use, the leather industry, the leather produced and its uses.
All about the tanning process
Vegetable Tanned Leather as discussed in the Premier Vision Newsletter
Vegetable Tanned Leather: qualities, application and process. A precis of article in Premier Vision newlsetter.
Romance of leather at Richard Hodgson and Sons
A look back at working life producing leather at Richard Hodgson and Son Ltd tannery in the 1960s by Michael Redwood.
The Colour Tan
How forest puddles and tea relate to natural leather and the tanning process and the prevalence of the colour tan.