Davis Tent New Location!!

Thanks to you, our loyal customers, we were forced to upgrade to a larger manufacturing facility.  Though most of our  business is done online we love when we get to meet our customers in person.

Strength Testing

Strength Testing

In order to assure our canvas wall tents are of the highest caliber, we rigorously strength test our products to ensure their quality. In addition to a visual inspection of our canvas, we preform both tear strength testing, and burst testing.

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The Machines

The Machines

In order to deliver the highest quality wall tents, our shop is home to many sewing machines. From sewing machines dating back to the early 1900’s to state of the art automated machines, our shop has the best equipment for heavy duty jobs and jobs that require finesse.

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The Showroom

The Showroom

If you find yourself in Denver, swing by our shop to see all Davis Tent has to offer. We can answer any of your questions, offer a tour of the shop itself including our showroom which displays some of our tents. This tour allows you to see all of our products and the hard work that goes into making each tent outstanding.

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The Tent Demise: 120 MPH Winds

The Tent Demise: 120 MPH Winds

I built the deck to withstand 100+ mph with about a 10% factor…winds have NEVER been reported above 110 mph on the ridge tops in this area. The short story is that I was inside the tent when this happened…about 1:00 am this past Sunday morning. The first picture was taken at first light on Sunday and the other present a…

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Adding an Aftermarket Awning

Adding an Aftermarket Awning

So you want an awning, but you’ve got questions. ” I already have a canvas wall tent with an internal frame, but don’t have eave sleeves – how do I add an awning?” We’ve got an answer! Simply buy six angles from us and set your tent up like the drawing shown. The three column frame in red below represents the inside of your tent…

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Measuring a Wall Tent for a Frame

Measuring a Wall Tent for a Frame

Not all canvas wall tents are created the same. Before we sell you some angles (or a complete tent frame) we want to verify the degree of angle. When you are working with cotton canvas the finished tent dimensions can and do vary greatly. At some point you will need to measure your tent anyway – so we know how long to cut the…

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Measuring for a Rain Fly

Measuring for a Rain Fly

When you manufacture tents using 100% cotton the finished dimensions can and do vary greatly. In order for us to make a rain fly for an existing tent we need the following measurements. Be sure to let us know if the stove jack is on the right or left, as you are walking into the tent – in the drawing provided the stove jack is on the left…

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You are buying fabric

You are buying fabric

Lets face it – the majority of the cost of a tent is for the fabric. So what should you look for?? We only use cotton canvas to make our tents. Why cotton? Its natural ability to breathe. That is the reason most clothing is made from cotton – it’s comfortable to be inside. What separates us from the lower quality tents (often but not…

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Standard Features on all Davis Wall Tents

Standard Features on all Davis Wall Tents

The “standard features” on our tents are items we feel are vital to have a great camping experience. Some companies will charge extra for many of the features that come on each and every wall tent we make. These features are…

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Available Options

Available Options

In addition to the standard features listed above we have some options you can choose to add to your tent providing some creature comforts to your tent camping. Windows – Screen Doors – Back Doors – Colorado Door – Eave Sleeves – Just to name a few. Keep in mind we are the manufacture and can incorporate your ideas into…

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Which pole system?

Which pole system?

We have a couple of different of options when it comes to a pole system for your tent. We sell the internal frame (same as picture to the right) either complete or “angles only”. Traditional Pole Sets consists of a ridge pole and 3 or 4 uprights for inside the tent (depending on the size of the tent), and wall poles for outside the tent…

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Fitting Your Internal Frame

Fitting Your Internal Frame

I remembered this customer from our old shop in Englewood, so I knew the tent must be ten years old or older. I also knew what created the problem and an easy way to fix it. Rather than tell my customer how to do this himself, I decided to take the tent in, correct the fit, and take some pictures in order to explain how to remedy…

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