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  • Wool

    Wool is the fiber derived from the fur of animals, principally sheep, but the hair of certain species of other mammals such as goats, llamas and rabbits may also be called wool. Wool has two qualities that distinguish it from hair or fur: it has scales …

  • Leather

    Leather is a processed form of animal hide. It must first be cleaned - both of the detritus of its previous owner and whatever hair it might have growing from the other side. It also has to be softened a bit in order to make it into useful things such as …

  • Hide

    Hide has at least two different, important meanings. The most basic and obvious one is when it is still the skin of an animal. The animal is taken from nature via a skilled hunter or a wily trapper. It may also be raised from birth for the slaughter by a …

  • Tanning

    A tanner is the person to which animal hides are taken to be cured and turned into useful leather and sometimes parchment. While potentially profitable, the facility in which this process occurs, known as a tannery, are not welcome within a town. The …

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