After pulling them...I boil them to help clean off all the gunk and then I put them in my pants pockets and let the pocket liner polish them......comes out looking good. I think I kept them in my pocket for a good couple weeks.
toothbrush and some crest, three times a day...........................just kidding!
Put them in your pocket with your change and leave them there for about a month................they will be perfect!!!!
I'm a little late in posting, but I put my elk ivories in a shot glass of Coke. (Just enough to cover the ivories.) Soak for 12 hrs, remove and rinse with clear water. Then I tote them in my pants pocket for a couple of weeks. Best method I've found yet.
I am NOT an expert. But I'm too cheap to pay for anyone else to do the job (local shop wanted $200 to tan my coyote hide). I've used this recipe for rabbit hides, deer hides, a moose skin, and a coyote pelt. I've adapted this recipe from one I found online. Feel free to use it but use this tip at your own risk and comply with all local laws wherever you are. When butchering: Cool the hide as soon as you can get it off the animal. Remove the hide form the...