Waterproofing canvas

11:08 a.m. on January 1, 2010 (EST)
107 reviewer rep
32 forum posts

I've made some side-pockets for a rucksack with canvas, it was mostly just to have something to do over the holidays, but I think they turned out well and will take them along on a weekend trip soon.


I googled around a little about how best to waterproof them, (nothing serious, just enough so that they don't get soaked in a light-downpour), but there seemed to be a lot of differing advice on what to use. Has anyone here tried it? I was thinking about just waxing and ironing them, but are the spray on solutions any good?

December 19, 2014
Quick Reply

Please sign in to reply

 
More Topics
This forum: Older: Recycling MSR fuel containers? Newer: Gore-tex/HyVent waterproofing questions
All forums: Older: What would you do -2? Newer: Anybody else get a New Year's hike in?