Understanding Cotton Duck Classifications

What is Cotton Duck?

Cotton duck is a handy and versatile woven cotton canvas fabric. Also known as duck cloth, duck canvas, or natural canvas, cotton duck is known for its durability and has historically been used for a diverse range of heavy-duty applications, including boat sails and work clothing.  With a variety of types available, it can be confusing to determine which type of cotton duck canvas to use. Read more

Comparing Paracord Types

A parachute cord, or paracord, is a special cord that provides an average of three times the strength of a regular cord.  Capable of supporting hundreds of pounds of weight, a paracord is an all-purpose survival tool for both indoor and outdoor use. With several types available, this post will break down how each type differs and how to apply them to different applications. Read more

How to Select Your Room Divider Curtain

When it comes to deciding on a room divider curtain, it is important to consider where the curtain will be used, how it will be used, and what curtain fabric is best. Commando Cloth, Sound Absorber, Velour, or 13 oz Vinyl Laminate are often used as room dividers when areas need to be created or defined, but a permanent wall is not feasible due to cost, the flow of foot traffic, or the need to move large objects in and out of an area. Read more

Quick Tips on Tarp Repair & Maintenance

Increase the Lifespan of Your Tarp

Tarps have varied life spans depending on their material type. Poly tarps, for example, are viewed as disposable and can be purchased in most places for just a few bucks. On the other hand, industrial, heavy-duty tarps require some investment and are made to last.  With proper tarp repair and maintenance, they can last up to several years.

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How to Create a Paracord Survival Bracelet

Paracord is often used to make survival bracelets.  550 Paracord is versatile and strong cord make it an ideal tool for outdoor activities such as rope climbing, tourniquets, and making nets.  The paracord’s inner strands can also be used for things such as marking trails, fishing, sewing, and traps.

Having paracord fashioned in a bracelet is a great way to have several feet or perhaps a few dozen feet of paracord worn conveniently available on your wrist.

Paracord is very affordable and is a must-have for outdoor enthusiasts.  Ready to get started on creating your paracord survival bracelet?  Check out this easy- to-follow step-by-step video.

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