Video: How to Waterproof Leather Hunting Boots and Gloves

This cheap DIY fix will keep your hands and feet dry all year long
Aram von Benedikt Avatar
Waterproofing leather

Video: How to Waterproof Leather Hunting Boots and Gloves Aram von Benedikt

We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn More

Here’s the best way to waterproof your leather boots and gloves. The best part? It’s dirt-cheap. This trick will also soften and preserve the leather. Just pick up a wax toilet gasket at the local hardware store, clean up your boots or gloves with a brush or cloth, and then warm them in the sun or in front of a stove or heater. Then rub the wax into the leather. Let them sit in a warm place or in the sunshine while the wax penetrates. That’s it—you’re done. Check out the video to see exactly how I do it.

Video by the author.

RELATED: How to Make Your Own Bow and Arrows