The Lone Ranger Movie Tents from Armbruster

One of the many Armbruster Tents you can see in the background in the movie (the white tent between them)Armbruster was chosen by Silver Bullet Productions to build period tents for various scenes of the Oscar nominated The Lone Ranger Movie remake. 3 different sizes were chosen by the set decorating department to enhance various scenes in the movie. The tent requirements were to be made in the style of 1860 encampment tents with materials and hardware from that time period. Armbruster, who has been making tents since 1875, went back to our techniques of tent manufacturing from that time period. Natural untreated canvas, cotton thread, cotton tape, wooden poles, and natural rope were materials used to ensure the tents were authentic. Once tent was...

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Custom Tents for the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War

Armbruster was recently contracted with building multiple Civil War era tents for the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. 2011 will mark 150 years since the beginning of the Civil War. Although Armbruster was established in 1875, many of the patterns and techniques to build canvas tents remained the same as they did during the Civil War. Armbruster can now recreate any custom period tent to give you the authentic look for your display, road show, movie set, museum or event. We have made authentic period tents dating from the Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. We can custom make any particular tent you need with just about any type and color of canvas materials. We are proud to keep these historical tents...

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