Hunting Waxed Canvas
Hunting waxed canvas originated in the 16th century. It was used in the nautical field, coated with whale grease on canvas to waterproof, so that the canvas did not absorb water, was smooth and had low resistance, the boat to travel faster. It is made into a coat and a cape to reduce work on the deck from being wet by wind and rain.
In the 19th century, oil wax was refined from petroleum, which can be completely dissolved in canvas, making the waxed canvas waterproof, windproof and wear-resistant. During the Second World War of the 20th century, the British Armed Forces making holsters, tents, kits, and bags with Hunting waxed canvas, which required high-strength wear-resistant and water-repellent products.
Today, HOOPSWAX also uses Military Specification (MIL) hunting wax canvas to make canvas bags, with durable genuine leather, stitched with high-strength nylon thick thread to make the bags more American retro style!