Tent Making

Tent Making

Flax/Linen Canvas: Russell & Chapple

Sailmaker’s Needles, Palms and other tools and materials: Des Pawson

Linen Twine/Thread: Bowstock

Hemp/Flax Rope: Cheap Rope

Wooden Tent Pegs: H W Morgan & Sons

And finally:

Wiggle: Not for the LH display; for your hands after sewing all that linen! Udderly Smooth hand cream, highly recommended. ‘Extra Care Cream’ is scentless.


Officer's tent c. 1630. For a high resolution picture click on above image then scroll down.

European tent in cross section showing arrangement of supporting ropes and hanging walls. c. 1641. For high resolution picture see click on image.


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