HIDE TO SEEK
Please could you tell me where I might obtain a length of rawhide to fit the “bow” of my old fiddle seed drill.
JF, Dumfriesshire Deer rawhide and cow rawhide can be purchased by the square foot from www.traditionalmaterials.co.uk. It can be used to bind and edge a variety of materials and is best worked with when wet. The cow rawhide is £8 per square foot and deer is £6.50 per square foot; both can be cut to size. Contact Traditional Materials on 01206 393780; the company can also supply other hide, including goat and sheep skin, plus a variety of tools and oils.