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OIL CLOTH predates GORE-TEX as one of the original waterproof materials. The discovery of the material’s bad weather potential came when sailors noticed that wet sails caught the wind better than dry sails and decided to preventively apply oil to their canvas to make it less permeable. Soon they began to cut sheets from these oiled sails and sew them into jackets which, though imperfect, provided an ideal layer against rain and spray.
Today, manufacturers create waxed canvas garments through a process that infuses cotton with paraffin wax, which gives better water resistance and less color fading. The waxed canvas jacket, once standard attire for sailors, soldiers, and outdoor enthusiasts, has mostly been replaced by lighter synthetic materials, but it still retains its place as a staple item of clothing. working and weather resistant.
Flint and Tinder Waxed Trucker Jacket stays true to the original style of waxed canvas jackets. It’s made from seven-ounce Martexin sailcloth that’s cut at the waist, in keeping with the traditional style of the trucker jacket. It also contains hand pockets, a chest pocket and metal buttons. The Waxed Trucker goes beyond the typical canvas design with your choice of a flannel or wool lined interior, making it the perfect outer layer for the variable weather conditions that come with the transition from fall to winter. Winter.
Right now, all colors and styles of this jacket are $50 off, today and tomorrow only, and you don’t even need a coupon code (discount applied at checkout ). This jacket very rarely goes on sale, but you better think when it does, it’s time to pick up one of these menswear basics. The sale ends after tomorrow, November 15.
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