Achieve Expert Taxidermy Tanning with BuckTan Hide Tanning Crystals

Looking to have your own personal in-house hide tannery? Look no further. With BuckTan, you can achieve professional results using the same innovative products and science the experts use. BuckTan Tanning Crystals from Taxidermy Arts Supply Company are mineral tans that combine various taxidermy pickling crystals and neutralizing agents.

How to Use Tanning Crystals to Tan Deer Hides:

This deer hide preparation product can pickle, tan and neutralize deer hides and other animal hides all in one step.

  1. Mix the Solution: Combine one pound of BuckTan Crystals with one gallon of water for each deer hide you want to tan
  2. Prepare the Hide: Place the deer hide in the prepared tanning crystal solution, close the door, and set the timer for 1 hour of rotation
  3. Depressurize: After 1 hour, depressurize the tank
  4. Remove the Hide: Open the door and remove the tanned animal / deer hide.

Tanning Crystal Measurements

  • One pound of tanning crystals will tan one whitetail cape
  • Available in quantities of 10 lbs, 25 lbs, 50 lbs, 75 lbs, and 100 lbs


The BuckTan Tanning Crystal method is quick, easy, and cost-effective for tanning deer hides and various other animal hides. Learn more about how to tan a deer hide.

Find more helpful information for general hide tanning for BuckTan Tanning Cyrstals and Arrowhead Tanning Crystals.