Category: Videos

Man and boy by fire pit, man lighting canvas on fire

Stress test for Tentsmiths Canvas

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 […]

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tan shelter

Visit with a Whelen

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 […]

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Ox-Cart Cover

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.

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Tour of the shop

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 […]

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Welcome to YouTube

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 […]

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