Make Leather
Make Leather icon
Release date 4 April 2011 (Update)
Members? Yes
Level 83
Spellbook Lunar
Type Skilling
Experience 87
Runes 2Astral rune2Body rune2Fire rune
Quest Lunar Diplomacy
Lectern None
Make leather
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Make Leather is a lunar spell unlocked by training at the Livid Farm. It costs 250,000 produce points to unlock (roughly 11 hours of Livid Farm). When used it tans 5 hides of any kind. This a great way to make money while training magic, although the time and effort required to unlock the spell may seem unappealing to some. Using Make Leather, a player can easily gain over 75,000 Magic experience, and make significant profit depending on the cost of the hides that they are tanning, as it is possible to cast the spell 850 – 900 times per hour. However, other methods that require a similar magic level are faster experience (such as String Jewellery).

The Make Leather spell cannot be used to turn yak-hides into cured yak-hides.

With the use of the spell Borrowed Power or Spellbook Swap (for High Level Alchemy) one can stay at the dragons for as long as desired and train the Crafting skill.


2Body rune2Fire rune2Astral rune1,124
Combo runes
2Body rune2Astral rune2Lava rune2,576
2Body rune2Astral rune2Smoke rune2,470
2Body rune2Astral rune2Steam rune2,204
2Body rune2Astral runeSteam battlestaff954
2Body rune2Astral runeLava battlestaff954
2Body rune2Astral runeStaff of fire954

Money making using Make LeatherEdit

Make leather money making guides
Method Profit Skill Experience
Tanning royal dragonhide with Make Leather -334,000 83 Magic 87,000 Magic

Cost analysisEdit

Assuming a fire staff is used.

Hide Cost Leather Cost Make Leather profit (per 5) Normal tanning profit (per 5)
Cowhide Cowhide 372 Leather Leather 399 -819 135
Cowhide Cowhide 372 Hard leather Hard leather 420 -714 225
Snake hide Snake hide (Tai Bwo Wannai Cleanup) 4,094 Snakeskin Snakeskin 2,241 -10,219 -9,340
Snake hide (swamp) Snake hide (Temple Trekking) 2,053 Snakeskin Snakeskin 2,241 -14 840
Green dragonhide Green dragonhide 1,890 Green dragon leather Green dragon leather 2,011 -349 505
Blue dragonhide Blue dragonhide 2,646 Blue dragon leather Blue dragon leather 2,748 -444 410
Red dragonhide Red dragonhide 2,993 Red dragon leather Red dragon leather 3,124 -299 555
Black dragonhide Black dragonhide 3,603 Black dragon leather Black dragon leather 3,801 36 890
Royal dragonhide Royal dragonhide 4,645 Royal dragon leather Royal dragon leather 4,769 -334 520

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