I made progress with this yesterday:
Half of my garage is now my “tanning workshop”. There’s no power, so I’ll need to address that for lighting. I need to move the old woodstove in there, hook up chimney pipe and buy a couple more pieces to get it clear of the roofline. But those are just details – the space exists & the next 5 skins are in there, ready when I am.
I have word in with my butcher that I’ll take sheep and goat hides again. And no promises, but some local hunters have offered me their deer hides.
Today I could have worked on skins, but I listened to my body and rested. I spent time with my family, and my other interests.