Carriage Roof Canvassing

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A demonstration of re-canvassing a railway carriage roof by the LMS Carriage Association. The vehicle being recanvassed is an LMS Period 1, 1924 built, Third Open, number 7828 (LMS P1 Vestibule Third D1692) C8LUp and is owned by the NRM.

See also

Draft Roof Specification — LNER Coach Association (link to page for downloadable PDF)

Notes on the Covering of Wooden Carriage and Van Roofs — Bluebell Railway

Williamsons — The yellow peril used in the above video is roof canvas bonding, product code 7709657/12 from T&R Williamson Ltd.

Carriage Preservation Pages: Beading Jigs ~ Carriage Roof Canvassing ~ Lining and Lettering ~ Luggage Rack Netting ~ Luggage Rack String Removal and Replacement ~ Varnish Fix Transfers ~ Wood Steam Bending
Technical Notes: TN1: Luggage Rack Netting ~ TN2: Basic Lining Techniques ~ TN3: n/a ~ TN4: Simple Beading Jigs ~ TN5: Carriage Roof Canvassing ~ TN6: Wood Steam Bending ~ TN7: Varnish Fix Transfers ~ TN8: Luggage Rack String Removal and Replacement