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    Posted: 19 October 2010 at 11:49pm
I'm trying to make period tents for myself and my re-enactment buddies and I need a cotton canvas.

This is what I've gleaned so far:

-I'm looking for a cotton number duck (12) or army duck (10.1 oz.) canvas
-It needs to be treated for mildew resistance.
-Treated for fire resistance is preferred.

Finding cotton canvas isn't hard. My problem is getting something that's treated for a reasonable price (read: I'm a cheap bastage.)

I'll probably buy in 100 yard increments. If there's any treatment I can apply myself without turning into a production, I'd appreciate knowing about it.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote MattGrant Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 October 2010 at 7:04am
I don't think that trying to treat the material yourself would be wise or even effective. Here is a link to our product that matches your requirements without need for any additional treatment:
Thanks, Matt
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Matt Grant
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