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 rune1,280
Combo runes
2Body rune2Astral rune2Lava rune3,132
2Body rune2Astral rune2Smoke rune3,010
2Body rune2Astral rune2Steam rune3,022
2Body rune2Astral runeStaff of fire990
2Body rune2Astral runeSteam battlestaff990
2Body rune2Astral runeElemental battlestaff990
2Body rune2Astral runeMystical staff (75)990
2Body rune2Astral runeLava battlestaff990

Money making using Make Leather

Make leather money making guides
Method Profit Skill Experience
Tanning royal dragonhide with Make Leather 390,000 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 535 Leather Leather 614 -595 395
Cowhide Cowhide 535 Hard leather Hard leather 637 -480 495
Snake hide Snake hide (Tai Bwo Wannai Cleanup) 9,678 Snakeskin Snakeskin 4,712 -25,820 -24,905
Snake hide (swamp) Snake hide (Temple Trekking) 6,782 Snakeskin Snakeskin 4,712 -11,340 -10,450
Green dragonhide Green dragonhide 1,668 Green dragon leather Green dragon leather 1,875 45 935
Blue dragonhide Blue dragonhide 2,350 Blue dragon leather Blue dragon leather 2,582 170 1,060
Red dragonhide Red dragonhide 2,861 Red dragon leather Red dragon leather 3,195 680 1,570
Black dragonhide Black dragonhide 3,549 Black dragon leather Black dragon leather 3,867 600 1,490
Royal dragonhide Royal dragonhide 4,533 Royal dragon leather Royal dragon leather 4,809 390 1,280
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