Tutorial cleaning bones PART 2Tutorial cleaning bones PART 25 years ago in Other More Like This
Ok, here is STEP 2 which deals with degreasing. If your bones or skulls still have meat on them see STEP 1 again.
STEP 2: getting the bones free of grease
Choices: Dawn, acetone, ammonia...
NOTE ON BLEACH: it is really NOT a choice here. I made this mistake once and I can tell you from experience it de-calcifies bone and makes them start to flake and become soft and mushy.
And the grease? It is STILL THERE.
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DAWN with "bleach alternative"-
The bleach alternative in this dish soap is actually just a whitening agent much like peroxide, it is not actually bleach.
You need warm or hot water. Ideally you want it between 95 and 120 degrees F. Any hotter and I have been told you can cool the grease right into the bone.
You will need a bucket or tub of some kind. Squeeze out a bit of dish soap into there, like you ar