Kangaroo extra heavy , whole or half or quarter hide. Tan color.
Notice to hood makers, we stock all thicknesses of vegetable tanned Kangaroo and get new stock every three months. If you have been waiting to get some nice thicker hides for hood making we have them now in stock. We offer only the best quality vegetable -tanned kangaroo skins for making jesses, anklets, bewits and hoods. We hand pick all of our skins to make sure you get excellent quality leather. Kangaroo is by far much stronger than most other leathers and lasts much longer. We now sell hides in 1/4 hides half or whole skins.All leather comes with oiling and cutting instructions for best strength. (All kangaroo skins that we sell are from a species that are legally harvested in Australia).
Here is a list of the weights and uses for each size of kangaroo hides we carry.
900D - (extra heavy whole hide,(1.2mm - 1.4mm) Approx. 6 to 8 sq ft for whole hide.) $195.00
901E - (extra heavy 1/2 hide, (1.2m - 1.4m) Approx. 3.5 sq ft. For 1/2 hide. $99.00
901H - (extra heavy 1/4 hide, (1.2m - 1.4m) Approx. 1.5 sq ft. 1/4 hide. $51.00
WHICH KANGAROO HIDE SHOULD YOU BUY.
Extra heavy weight, 1.2mm - 1.4mm thickness: Best uses for hood making, jesses, anklets, etc, for large female Red tails and large falcon size birds.
Heavy weight hides, 1.00mm 1.2mm thickness: Best uses for hood making, jesses, anklets etc, for Tiercel falcons, Female or Male Red tails/ Gos/hawks, Harris hawks.
Medium weight hides, 0.8mm - 1.0mm thickness: Best uses for hood making, jesses, anklets, braided leashes etc, for small falcons, Coopers, Sharp Shinn, Merlin, Kestrels.
Light weight hides, 0.6mm - 0.8mm: Best uses for hood making, fine braiding jesses, anklets etc for Merlin, Kestrel size birds. If you still have any questions about which hide is best for your use please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org