Reviving an old Outdoor Farm canvas

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Old 08-24-16, 01:19 AM
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Reviving an old Outdoor Farm canvas

I have an old Large piece of Farm equipment canvas. About 10' by 20' feet. on the thick side. It has these large seams that are falling apart. I wish to cut the canvas into smaller sections. However it is old and frail. IT did have an oil finish when I first acquired it, that tended to make it a bit more tough and sturdy. SO basically I am asking what can I treat this old tired canvas with to extend its life? It tends to rip easily if I pull hard enough in one direction, IT use to stand up to much more rigorous conditions.
Some wax or oil treatment of sorts.
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Old 08-24-16, 04:41 AM
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It sounds like it's shot. Time to look for a replacement.
 
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Old 08-24-16, 07:28 AM
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I agree. I don't think there's anything you can do to restore it. The more you handle it or do to it, the worse it will get.
 
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