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The Durable and Timeless Material: The History of Waxed Canvas

Waxed canvas is a material that has been around for centuries and has a rich history in the world of outdoor gear and workwear. From sailcloth to backpacks and everything in between, waxed canvas has proven to be a versatile and durable material that has stood the test of time. In this blog post, we will take a closer look at the history of waxed canvas and how it has evolved into the material we know and love today. The origin of waxed canvas can be traced back to the sailing industry in Scotland, where it was used to make waterproof sails for ships. Sailors would treat the canvas with a blend of wax, oil, and resin to protect it...

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