The leather comes out at the end preserved and durable, but still supple and breathable with its protein structure intact which allows us shoemakers to do our work.Under the right conditions, leather tanned like this can last for centuries.
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Bakers are the last tanners in England who use the traditional oak bark method.
Oak bark is full of tannin (which is the stuff in tea which makes it dark).
This is the shoulder area of an adult cow, across the shoulder from top of leg to top of leg, without the neck.
As you can see, they are huge and it is staggering how much surface area a cow hide covers.
Hence tanning, which is the process of preserving the hide.