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 rune1,150
Combo runes
2Body rune2Astral rune2Lava rune2,610
2Body rune2Astral rune2Smoke rune2,704
2Body rune2Astral rune2Steam rune2,648
2Body rune2Astral runeStaff of fire962
2Body rune2Astral runeSteam battlestaff962
2Body rune2Astral runeElemental battlestaff962
2Body rune2Astral runeMystical staff (75)962
2Body rune2Astral runeLava battlestaff962

Money making using Make Leather

Make leather money making guides
Method Profit Skill Experience
Tanning royal dragonhide with Make Leather 588,000 83 Magic 87,000 Magic

Cost analysis

Assuming a fire staff is used.

Hide Cost Leather Cost Make Leather profit (per 5) Normal tanning profit (per 5)
Cowhide Cowhide 467 Leather Leather 536 -617 345
Cowhide Cowhide 467 Hard leather Hard leather 514 -727 220
Snake hide Snake hide (Tai Bwo Wannai Cleanup) 4,767 Snakeskin Snakeskin 2,826 -10,667 -9,780
Snake hide (swamp) Snake hide (Temple Trekking) 3,259 Snakeskin Snakeskin 2,826 -3,127 -2,265
Green dragonhide Green dragonhide 1,873 Green dragon leather Green dragon leather 2,076 53 915
Blue dragonhide Blue dragonhide 3,010 Blue dragon leather Blue dragon leather 3,185 -87 775
Red dragonhide Red dragonhide 3,231 Red dragon leather Red dragon leather 3,386 -187 675
Black dragonhide Black dragonhide 3,634 Black dragon leather Black dragon leather 3,837 53 915
Royal dragonhide Royal dragonhide 4,758 Royal dragon leather Royal dragon leather 5,068 588 1,450