Making Rabbit Skin Glue – Easy as Piss!

I have recently been enthralled by the television programme Kevin McCloud’s Man Made Home from Britain’s Channel 4.

In episode two, Kevin and his jolly band of helpers discover the ancient process of making glue from animal skins (beginning at the 32:57 mark and again at 39:45)…

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About Jack Plane

Formerly from the UK, Jack is a retired antiques dealer and self-taught woodworker, now living in Australia.
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5 Responses to Making Rabbit Skin Glue – Easy as Piss!

  1. basilg says:

    I would be more than pleased to supply all the rabbits you can catch for anyone wishing to try this. You will however need to supply most of the woodsman’s soaking liquid.

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  2. Idske says:

    Can you believe it, the Channel 4 video is blocked in the UK on copyright grounds! It might still be available on BBC i-Player, though.

    I immensely enjoy reading your blog!

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  3. Pingback: The Efficacy of Animal Glue | Pegs and 'Tails

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