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 rune984
Combo runes
2Body rune2Astral rune2Lava rune2,292
2Body rune2Astral rune2Smoke rune2,644
2Body rune2Astral rune2Steam rune2,434
2Body rune2Astral runeStaff of fire858
2Body rune2Astral runeSteam battlestaff858
2Body rune2Astral runeElemental battlestaff858
2Body rune2Astral runeMystical staff (75)858
2Body rune2Astral runeLava battlestaff858

Money making using Make LeatherEdit

Make leather money making guides
Method Profit Skill Experience
Tanning royal dragonhide with Make Leather -328,000 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 413 Leather Leather 458 -633 225
Cowhide Cowhide 413 Hard leather Hard leather 468 -583 260
Snake hide Snake hide (Tai Bwo Wannai Cleanup) 4,288 Snakeskin Snakeskin 2,124 -11,678 -10,895
Snake hide (swamp) Snake hide (Temple Trekking) 2,047 Snakeskin Snakeskin 2,124 -473 285
Green dragonhide Green dragonhide 1,849 Green dragon leather Green dragon leather 1,946 -373 385
Blue dragonhide Blue dragonhide 2,750 Blue dragon leather Blue dragon leather 2,920 -8 750
Red dragonhide Red dragonhide 3,127 Red dragon leather Red dragon leather 3,201 -488 270
Black dragonhide Black dragonhide 3,562 Black dragon leather Black dragon leather 3,688 -228 530
Royal dragonhide Royal dragonhide 4,682 Royal dragon leather Royal dragon leather 4,788 -328 430