Filson 101: How to Re-Wax a Filson Jacket

How to maintain maximum water repellency from your oil finish cotton clothing. Our oil finish cotton clothing is built for years of rugged use in the great outdoors. Our special paraffin-based wax gives your Filson garment extreme durability and resistance to wind and water, while remaining pliable for extended comfortable wear.   Follow these simple instructions to re-wax your Filson garment for maximum water repellency:

 

1. For best results re-proof your garment in warm conditions. If in sub-freezing temperatures, it may be necessary to stand the tin of wax in hot water to soften it.  

 

2. Brush all excess dirt from the are to be treated. Wipe clean with a soft cloth and cold water.   Warnin...

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