Natural Canvas - 18 Oz - #8 Duck - Marsidian

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Marsidian's #8 cotton duck is a heavyweight fabric that exudes durability and style. With a raw cotton weight of 18 ounces per square yard, this fabric is tough enough to handle any challenge thrown its way. It is double filled and features a plied yarn on the warp and fill, making it an incredibly strong and sturdy option for any heavy-duty project.

This fabric is versatile and can be used for a variety of applications. It is an excellent choice for creating artist canvases due to its strength and texture. Additionally, it is perfect for creating messenger bags, gun cases, duffel bags, tote bags, and nail bags. Its durability makes it an ideal choice for military applications, including tents, bags, and other equipment.

The #8 cotton duck is also ideal for creating horse mantees, as its weight can provide warmth and protection for horses in cold weather. The fabric can also be used for creating filter bags, which can be utilised in various industries such as wastewater treatment and chemical processing.

Overall, the #8 cotton duck is a versatile and strong fabric that is perfect for any project that requires durability and style.



Width Length Dimensions Weight Price per Yard Price per Roll
36" 50 yd 38" x 10" x 10" 66 $3.01 $150.80
25 yd 38" x 8" x 8" 33 $3.46 $86.71
38" 50 yd 40" x 10" x 10" 70 $3.18 $159.18
25 yd 40" x 8" x 8" 35 $3.66 $91.53
48" 50 yd 50" x 10" x 10" 72 $4.03 $201.50
25 yd 50" x 8" x 8" 36 $4.63 $115.86
60" 50 yd 62" x 10" x 10" 110 $5.01 $250.90
25 yd 62" x 8" x 8" 55 $5.77 $144.27
72" 50 yd 74" x 10" x 10" 132 $6.06 $303.3
25 yd 74" x 8" x 8" 66 $6.90 $172.67
84" 50 yd 86" x 10" x 10" 156 $7.03 $351.65
25 yd 86" x 8" x 8" 78 $8.08 $202.20

Technical Specifications

Material Cotton Canvas
18 Oz/Sq.Yd  (611 GSM)

8s/3 O.E x 8s/3 O.E

Thickness 0.042”
Thread count 
Finishing unbleached
Weave type Plain
Tensile Strength (ASTM-D-5034)
255 Lbf x 183 Lbf
Tear Strength (ASTM-D-2261) 12 Lbf x 7 Lbf
Width 36", 48", 60", 72", 84"
Color Off-white or beige shade / Unbleached

Common usage of the product:

Here are some common usages of Natural Canvas 18 oz - #8 cotton duck, listed in point form:

  1. Artist Canvas: #8 cotton duck is commonly used as a durable and heavy-duty surface for artists to paint on. The weight of the fabric and tight weave allows for stability and strength in the canvas.
  2. Messenger Bags: The strength and durability of #8 cotton duck canvas makes it an ideal choice for messenger bags that are expected to hold a lot of weight and last a long time. The sturdy fabric can withstand heavy use and wear and tear.
  3. Gun Cases: The thickness and density of 18 oz #8 cotton duck canvas make it an ideal material for gun cases. The fabric is strong enough to protect the firearm from bumps and scratches, while also providing some level of water resistance.
  4. Duffel Bags: The durability and strength of #8 cotton duck canvas make it an excellent choice for duffel bags that need to withstand rough handling and heavy loads.
  5. Tote Bags: The weight of the fabric and tight weave of #8 cotton duck canvas make it ideal for tote bags. The fabric can hold its shape well, making it easy to carry items without the bag sagging.
  6. Military Applications: #8 cotton duck canvas has been used by the military for many years due to its strength and durability. It is commonly used for making tents, tarps, and other outdoor gear.
  7. Nail Bags: The thick and sturdy nature of #8 cotton duck canvas makes it a great material for nail bags. The fabric can hold up against the weight of nails and other tools, making it a durable choice for construction workers.
  8. Filter Bags: The tight weave of #8 cotton duck canvas makes it an ideal material for filter bags. The fabric can trap dirt and debris while allowing air to pass through, making it a popular choice for dust collection systems.

These are just a few examples of the many possible uses for Natural Canvas 18 oz - #8 duck, showcasing the fabric's versatility and strength.

Surfaces it can be used on:

The Natural Canvas 18 oz - #8 Duck can be used on a variety of surfaces including:

  1. Floors and Carpets: The heavy-duty nature of this canvas makes it a suitable material for creating drop cloths or floor covers to protect surfaces during painting or construction projects.
  2. Walls and Ceilings: This canvas can be used to create wall coverings or ceiling panels for a rustic and natural look in homes or commercial spaces.
  3. Furniture: It can be used to reupholster furniture pieces such as sofas, chairs, or ottomans for a durable and rugged look.
  4. Bags and Totes: #8 cotton duck canvas is an ideal material for creating messenger bags, duffel bags, tote bags, and other bags that require a sturdy fabric.
  5. Outdoor Equipment: This canvas is often used to create outdoor gear such as camping tents, hammocks, and awnings due to its durability and water-resistant properties.
  6. Industrial Applications: Due to its strength and durability, this canvas is also used in industrial applications such as conveyor belts, machine covers, and filter bags.
  7. Art and Craft Projects: #8 cotton duck canvas is commonly used as a surface for painting and drawing. It is also suitable for creating home decor items such as pillows, curtains, and tablecloths.

Products that can be made using this canvas product:

  1. Messenger Bags
  2. Duffel Bags
  3. Tote Bags
  4. Tool Aprons
  5. Nail Bags
  6. Gun Cases
  7. Horse Blankets/Mantees
  8. Filter Bags
  9. Artist Canvas
  10. Tarps and Covers
  11. Military Applications
  12. Industrial Curtains
  13. Heavy-duty Workwear
  14. Upholstery
  15. Outdoor Furniture Covers
  16. Awning and Shade Structures
  17. Tent and Shelter Materials
  18. Banner and Signage Material

These are just a few examples, as the versatility of this fabric allows it to be used in various applications across different industries. Its strength and durability make it a popular choice for heavy-duty applications, while its natural and organic appearance makes it a favourite for more aesthetic projects such as artist canvas and outdoor furniture covers..



8 Reviews

  • 5
    I had ordered this product before and it is the same quality as a previous order.

    Published by Unknown on 28th Jan 2022

    Shipping time was fine. The only fault is an e-mail alerting me to when it shipped would have been appreciated. Other than that, no complaints.

  • 5

    Published by James Metrailer on 15th Mar 2021

    This item was just what I was seeking. Nice product and delivery. Thank you, JAM

  • 5
    Natural canvas

    Published by Laurie on 20th Dec 2020

    I made fender aprons for antique Hudson vehicles. Fabric is perfect, very similar to original.

  • 5

    Published by Suzanne on 7th Nov 2020

    Beautiful product and quick ship. Definitely will buy again!

  • 5
    canvas samples

    Published by Susan Toto on 21st Nov 2019

    I got the canvas the other day looks good. I got it very quickly

  • 5

    Published by Kelly on 2nd Oct 2019

    this is a great product! super fast shipping and the quality is great!

  • 5
    Heavy duty canvas

    Published by Christopher Ross on 3rd May 2019

    A nice untreated, heavy duty canvas. I use this to make inner covers for my bee hives. It works very well for my application.

  • 5
    18 oz canvas purchase

    Published by Stephen Meltzer on 25th Apr 2018

    Excellent product and service. Prompt delivery.

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