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post #21 of 24 (permalink) Old 10-16-2019, 11:46 PM
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I have both, Leather for wood turning, Waxed canvas for everything else.

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post #22 of 24 (permalink) Old 10-17-2019, 12:19 AM
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I have a canvas welders apron that my wife wishes I would wear more often than I do but I have just never been able to get in the habit of wearing one.


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For my wood shop activities, the pockets are more important than the specific fabric. I just checked my apron and found the following items: 4" square, 12' tape measure, eraser, chalk, flash light, extra pencil, and magic marker. Each person is different so your apron is very personalized.
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I bought the nylon fabric apron made by Husky and I tried several times to wear it but I hated it, it was so stiff and not flexible at all, so I bought a Lee Valley canvas one and I love it. It is the perfect size, the pockets are great and in my opinion a key factor; it's comfortable. When something is uncomfortable we usually don't use it. I gave the Husky one to a student .

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