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04-06-2006, 05:25 AM
Does anyone have a "recipe" fer tarrin' a haversack, I've heard of lamp black and linseed oil, but can't figger' out how you'de go abouts mixin' it
Thanx to all fer the help
04-06-2006, 10:14 AM
You might want to try the Authentic Campaigner BB, and use their "search" function, this has been asked and answered many times.
04-06-2006, 12:08 PM
....and after posting the above, Google up the Missouri Shoe and Boot Co. website and read about the hazards of using period correct painting on a haversack. Basically, use latex or suffer!
Just FYI, the correct Jackson quote is:
"Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees."
04-10-2006, 09:05 AM
Don Smith at Trans Mississippi Depot seems to be using the period recipe with no problems.
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