How To Waterproof Your Boots - DIY Tips And Hacks For Life - Things Useful And Curious
To Prepare Waterproof Boots
Take three ounces of spermaceti and melt it in an earthen pot over a slow fire;
Add thereto six drains of India rubber cut into slices, and after it dissolves add of tallow, eight ounces; amber varnish, four ounces.
Mix it, and it will be ready for use immediately.