I shot some footage to possibly use as support videos for my book, Buckskin, The Ancient Art of Braintannning which is in process for reprinting. These are some videos I put together from that footage recently. More for the archives.
There are a lot of useful parts in the lower leg of deer and similar animals. I've processed many of them over the years while skinning deer for hunters. When you're faced with a pile of 70 or 80 of the things you have to cut to the chase and giterdun. Here are a few pointers for the would be leg dismantler.
Whether or not you want to use the sinew, this is a great way to remove it from the back strap meat. We'll be moving soon! I'm working on the new website now!