How to: Make Waxed Canvas/Fabric

Category: Shelter / Difficulty Level: 2
Posted: 2021-11-09 12:00:00
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In this video I show how to apply wax (beeswax) to fabric, in this case light canvas. This makes the material water-resistant. Both natural beeswax, or paraffin can be used - often times both can be mixed and applied. Here I am applying the wax to fabric that I have tie-dyed with black walnut stain.

WARNING: Be very careful when using hot wax...severe burns can occur.

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