I don't make blankets but I have tanned several. We have them at the camphouse as rugs. All together I have probably done 3 doz. If you bow kill a doe, it makes a pretty nice trophy, and normally you can see the outline of the broadhead on the entry side. It is not too hard to do, and if your like me, it means a little more if you do it yourself.
There are several ways, methods and materials that can be used based on what you want the finished product to be. Example would be I have used mine on the floor so a harder inside is not a bad thing because it lays flater, whereas if a blanket was going to be the end result, you would want a softer inside. Are you local to Pensacola?
I did one myself years ago, did like Curtis but hung on the wall. It was unusual as it was shot with 00 buck shot three times (point blank range), and not one pellet penetrated, but you could see where the hair was pealed away. My first and only. Wasn't hard to do. Just a little time consuming.
Does anyone have any experience hunting Georgia public land? I’ve spent some time hunting ft. Benning, and may resort back to that. Just curios to hear of other people’s successes or failures in the west central Georgia area.