Our friend Dave Canterbury from the Pathfinder School asked for a special waxed canvas tarp. an 8′ x 6′ tarp that is very versatile, very useful. We sell them through the Self Reliance Outfitters website. Learn more about the tarp, and get some handy tips for any size tarp in these two videos.
Take a quick tour of Tentsmiths’ newest products, our Anything’s Possible – Shoulder Bag. In stock and ready to ship now.
Here at Tentsmiths we only use a few types of canvas, that we have chosen very deliberately. Sure, you can stitch a tent out of just about anything. But we make all our tents using the best quality materials we can find, and with the strongest stitching we can, in order to provide the greatest […]
What happens when the Shellenbeans are stuck not attending events for long periods? You get a video about the mysterious Whelen! This is such a unique style of shelter, and not like a tent at all. It has a completely open front, and only wings on the sides. The Whelen is meant to be erected […]
Sometimes we make very custom pieces as special orders. Watch a video about a charming project we got to contribute to at Strawbery Banke Museum.
We’ve been in the new shop in Gonic, NH (which is a village in the City of Rochester, NH) for 2 months now, but most of that has been making the space ready for use, putting in floors, moving all the equipment, etc.. Now that we’re in October it is starting to feel more like […]
The world of the internet is wild and sometimes scary, but most of the time it is full of opportunities. So we’re not just launching this new website, we’re also hoping to put up some videos for you. Mostly to assist with tent set-up, pole making, maybe teach a little about tents. Our first video […]