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About The Canvas Works

Function and form begin with design. We take the time and care to prepare an accurate pattern or template to insure we can create a working product to meet your needs. As true craftspeople, we are required to visualize each step of the build out process. We start by seeing the end product in our mind and then we must deconstruct each corner, section, piece and parse out the components in order to convert the product to a flat piece of paper, fabric or leather hide.

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Carey, a Marin local, came to us to discuss the need to shade her home’s main living space with great southern exposure. She wanted a sense of privacy and yet have enough light transparency not to darken the space. Marin, being surrounded by water, calls out for a design that incorporates the local seafaring history that helped to build the Bay Area. Carey brought the concept of utilizing a used sail and marine hardware to our team, to ......
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Custom-made: made or designed to fit the needs or requirements of a particular individual. Customary: The usual, normal, conventional, familiar, routine, accepted, well established and/or regular At The Canvas Works, we are very familiar with customizing products and catering to our clients' specific needs. Here are some quick thoughts about bringing your custom projects to fruition. We have you covered when it comes to boats, patio ......
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Powerboats and sailboats, as well as residential and commercial enclosures, often use clear plastics as windows. It can be tough to decide which is the best product for your application. We hope to clarify the options for you with this short summery. There are basically 4 options when selecting materials for windows: Rolled vinyl is a very flexible, inexpensive material with inherent distortion. It comes in a variety of thicknesses and ......
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The Canvas Works invents retractable shade sail. Everyone knows the basic rules of sun exposure. Wear your sunscreen, put on a hat, or just stay out of the sun. Kids are some of the most vulnerable to the sun’s rays, and it’s often tough for children to follow these rules while at school. One thing that will hopefully never change is that kids play outside during the school day. What should change is their access to shady areas in a climate ......
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We at The Canvas Works are fortunate to work with great customers like David Henson and Maureen Robinson aboard their 48 foot Offshore Powerboat, “Diversion”. After a solid two weeks of effort at our dock, we were able to fabricate 16 enclosure panels, 9 covers, 5 screens, 1 cushion and 1 large bimini. We had a few questions for David and Maureen that we thought we should share with you. TCW: Give us a bit of history and specs on the ......
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As a beautiful memorial for a young girl, we were commissioned by The Discovery Museum to fabricate a shade sail protecting a scenic lookout at Presidio Point, Sausalito. The Mission Blue Butterfly symbolizes the precious and fragile life we live. Endangered and nearly extinct, the Mission Blue inhabits a special Bay Area location adjacent the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin headlands. Visit Lucy’s Lookout next time your at the museum you too will......
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