Calculator:Crafting/Tanning

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The calculations below use real-time market prices. For more information, see Grand Exchange Market Watch/Crafting.

Tanning hides[edit source]

Various animal hides can be brought to a tanner in order to make leather, which then can be used in the Crafting skill. Tanners charge you a fee for tanning the hides brought to them. This information is included in the calculations. You can also use the lunar spell Make Leather to tan up to 5 hides per cast without having to leave the bank, also granting 87 magic experience.

Canifis tanner[edit source]

A separate calculation is done for Sbott, the tanner in Canifis, who charges higher fees than regular tanners. When tanning it is helpful at times to use energy potions to maximise profits

Profit table[edit source]

Raw Material Product Profit per hide
Standard tanner Sbott in Canifis Make Leather Spell[1] Make Leather Spell (Fire staff)[1]
Cowhide.png: RS3 Inventory image of CowhideCowhide Leather.png: RS3 Inventory image of LeatherLeather 98 97 -169 -125.4
Cowhide.png: RS3 Inventory image of CowhideCowhide Hard leather.png: RS3 Inventory image of Hard leatherHard leather 108 106 -157 -113.4
Snake hide.png: RS3 Inventory image of Snake hideSnake hide (Tai Bwo Wannai Cleanup) Snakeskin.png: RS3 Inventory image of SnakeskinSnakeskin -1,204 -1,214 -1,457 -1,413.4
Snake hide (swamp).png: RS3 Inventory image of Snake hide (swamp)Swamp snake hide (Temple Trekking) Snakeskin.png: RS3 Inventory image of SnakeskinSnakeskin -487 -492 -735 -691.4
Green dragonhide.png: RS3 Inventory image of Green dragonhideGreen dragonhide Green dragon leather.png: RS3 Inventory image of Green dragon leatherGreen dragon leather 135 110 -113 -69.4
Blue dragonhide.png: RS3 Inventory image of Blue dragonhideBlue dragonhide Blue dragon leather.png: RS3 Inventory image of Blue dragon leatherBlue dragon leather 174 149 -74 -30.4
Red dragonhide.png: RS3 Inventory image of Red dragonhideRed dragonhide Red dragon leather.png: RS3 Inventory image of Red dragon leatherRed dragon leather 215 190 -33 10.6
Black dragonhide.png: RS3 Inventory image of Black dragonhideBlack dragonhide Black dragon leather.png: RS3 Inventory image of Black dragon leatherBlack dragon leather 222 197 -26 17.6
Royal dragonhide.png: RS3 Inventory image of Royal dragonhideRoyal dragonhide Royal dragon leather.png: RS3 Inventory image of Royal dragon leatherRoyal dragon leather 285 260 37 80.6
  1. ^ a b Based on the current cost of the make leather spell when used on the maximum of 5 hides per set of runes (2 x Body runes and 2 x Astral runes): 268 per hide or 224.4 per hide using a fire rune providing staff. Casting the spell on less than 5 hides at a time will increase the spell cost per hide.