Do it Yourself
Make a Canvas Portage Pack
Crafting a canvas pack suitable for canoeing is going to take some skills at sewing and leather working. Both are fairly easy to do but having the proper tools is a requirement. For the purpose of this pattern we will assume it is quite a large pack. Large portage packs give you the ability to stuff everything in one bag and do the portage trail in one carry instead of many. The larger your packs the fewer you have to have and you will therefore be more efficient at getting the portage behind you.
You will need;
Leather I know a thing or two about. You do not use a machine for this; it is all done by hand. Double stitching achieves the best results.
If you are not familiar with how to hand stitch leather there are a few websites that can help. Here is one.
This is an intermediate skill leather project but sewing through 3 layers of thick leather and canvas is very trying. It is best to work at this a little bit at a time and seek advice before getting into something you are unsure of.
Measure twice cut once.
You can sew canvas over all of the leather on the inside when you are done if you wish.