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treyvor

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Thats really cool. I have a few project that this will be useful for. Thanks for sharing it.
 

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This works quite well. It's also known as oiled duckcloth. I was gonna make myself a batch, but found it was easier and cheaper to get it from the dumpster of a well-known outdoor gear company in Seattle... That reminds me I still need to finish my raincoat.
 

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i have a can of linseed oil, and i was wondering if all it takes is candles and linseed oil, or if mineral spirits is needed as well.
 

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a friend of mine tried a few different methods for waterproofing the canvas on his bow top / gypsy wagon - the best he came up with was boiled linseed oil, which after a few coats is completely waterproof...
 

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