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Custom Tarps for Boats, Trailers, & More!

If you’re looking for a custom tarp, you’ve come to the right place. At Canvasworks, our experienced craftsmen and women can create a custom tarp for your every need, from truck and semi-trailer tarps to dock house tarps and boat lift canopies. No project is too big for our shop! We have 64 foot tables and can handle the largest tarps

All of our tarps are made with a heavy grade, 13-ounce laminated or 18-ounce coated vinyl polyester to provide superior protection from the elements. Custom made to fit your needs perfectly!

General Specifications:

  • Heat-welded main seams
  • Rolled rim spur grommets
  • Two-inch reinforcing on the entire perimeter or welded perimeter
  • Certified flame resistant tarps also available.

No matter what type of tarp you need, we can create a high-quality product that will perform better and last longer than anything you’d find off the shelf. Let’s get started on your custom tarp! Give us a call at 320-559-0165 or email us today.

Custom Dock & Boat Lift Canopies

Our custom dock house tarps and boat lift canopies can be designed in nearly any color or style possible. Cover your dock house or boat lift with your team colors, an American flag, or your favorite shade of blue – the choice is yours. We only use brand name materials to make dock house tarps and lift canopies – never knockoffs!

Dock House Tarps

custom American flag boat dock cover

Our dock house tarps are a cost-effective solution for marine storage. Exceptional clearance and high side walls provide natural ventilation and a dehumidified environment for your boat.


  • Heat-welded main seams and edges, for maximum waterproof capability and strength
  • Any size, style, or color possible!
  • Standard fabric is a 13-ounce Snyder vinyl, with the option of Patio 500 or Aquatex from Herculite.
  • All Snyder, Patio 500, and Aquatex colors available.
  • #3 rolled rim spur grommets every 18 inches.
  • #4 rolled rim spur grommets on the corners available as an option.

Boat Lift Canopies

Give your boat some shelter at the dock with a custom boat lift canopy cover. We have patterns for canopies from all the leading manufacturers or can pattern your custom made boat lift canopy. Not sure how to measure for your new lift canopy cover? Click here for instructions!


  • Head-welded main seams.
  • 11.5 ounce Top Notch is the standard option.
  • Sunbrella, Patio 500, and Snyder vinyl are available options.
  • Highest quality size 125 polyester thread where stitched.

Tarp Repair Services Also Available

Found a hole or tear in your custom tarp or lift canopy? Let us fix it. We offer tarp repair service to restore damaged and worn tarps to their original glory. Call us if you need:

  • Truck tarp repair
  • Dock house tarp repair
  • Boat lift canopy repair and re-sew
  • Roll tarp repair
  • Grain truck tarp repair
  • Fire tarp repair
  • Ground tarp repair
  • Any other tarp repair!

Who We Are

Located in Cokato, Minnesota, Canvasworks Inc. is a family-owned business specializing in custom fabric and aluminum products, including custom boat covers, awnings, service body toppers, trailer enclosures, dog training products, and more!

Have an idea for a product that doesn’t exist yet? Canvasworks can help you bring your idea to life. We are a family of innovators; Duane has four patents himself, and we have developed multiple products for our company, as well as many custom products for OEM companies. For more information, check out our Manufacturing and Prototyping page.

Due to the nature of our business, most of our work is customized to some degree. Therefore, a 50 percent deposit of cleared funds is required before your appointment is set and work begins on your order. After work begins, the deposit is non-refundable. This includes non-tangible design work. If you have any questions, please contact us today.

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