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Re: Local Canvas Covering
By:Roger Tulk
Date: 7/2/2001, 10:49 am
In Response To: Local Canvas Covering (Rick)

I"m planning to use a 14oz canvas from the local Fabricland, called "shoe canvas". It is much heavier than the fabric in a new pair of Levi's. Or Wranglers, for that matter. Most of the cotton duck I have seen in fabric store is much lighter than blue jean material, and is too light.


:Today I found canvas at a local fabric store. But no one who works there can
: tell me what the ounce per yard is or if it is even a #4 or #10 duck
: canvas. It is all on sale and they seem to have a variety of varying
: thicknesses. the brand manme is "Oak Hill" and "River
: Hill" So is there anyway to visually tell if it is thick enough? And
: will the colored ones affect the waterproofing of a kayak? Any input is
: appreciated.

: Rick

Messages In This Thread

Local Canvas Covering
Rick -- 6/30/2001, 6:12 pm
Canvas shopping experience.
Tony -- 7/2/2001, 12:36 pm
Re: Canvas shopping experience.
Bill Price -- 7/3/2001, 12:55 am
Re: Cotton canvas coating question?
Tony -- 7/3/2001, 12:53 pm
Re: Local Canvas Covering
Roger Tulk -- 7/2/2001, 10:49 am
Re: Local Canvas Covering
stephen -- 7/1/2001, 10:43 am
Re: Local Canvas Covering
Roger Nuffer -- 7/1/2001, 3:22 am
Re: Local Canvas Covering
Rehd -- 6/30/2001, 9:05 pm