Complete SHADE Solutions!

Cheyne Shades & Canvas is a family owned Shade and Canvas manufacturing business located in Townsville, QLD.  We are specialists in fabricating Shade Structures and Shade Sails with an industry award in the manufacture of our Shade Products.  With over 25 years experience in Textile Fabrication, we design, make, repair and install the highest quality Shade Structures and precisely tensioned Shade Sails along with the complete installation and fabrication of all associated steel work such as steel posts, wall and roof brackets and concrete footings.


We also specialise in the fabrication of all types of protective covers, canopies, awnings, 4WD and Ute Pet Shade Covers in a variety of heavy duty textile materials such as Shade Cloth, Canvas and Vinyl/PVC materials manufactured at our premises. From the smallest residential jobs to large commercial sites, we can create the right Shade Product for you.


Cheyne Shades & Canvas uses high quality materials suited to our harsh tropical climate and are manufactured by qualified tradesman to industry standards. With commercial grade fabrics and PTFE treated sewing threads we offer 10 and 15 year guarantees with the greatest UVR protection available.  Together with the superior strength and proven durability, our products and workmanship as experienced industrial textile machinists is guaranteed.

Our Passion is QUALITY!

We are passionate about Quality and Style when it comes to designing and making the right Shade product for your next project. Our experience shows that in the making of any outdoor shade product it is the use of superior Quality materials and adding extra detailing in the final design that gives your project Style! We don’t just make Shade, we create quality Shade Products for a North Queensland lifestyle.

SHADE and Style!

From Shade over your swimming pool, driveway, children’s playground areas or commercial sites, we can create and custom design to your vision. Our fabrication perfectly matches your needs and will enhance the value and eye-catching appeal of your project.


We not only provide sun safe protection for your family’s health to keep you cool from the extreme elements, we can also protect your most valued assets by covering them for longevity.


Our wide range of customers are from your residential dwellings to large commercial sites. Such as Public & Private Schools, Long Day Care Centres, Council Parks/Gardens/Pools and Sporting Venues, Shopping Centre Car Parks and Auto Dealerships, Resorts, Hotels and Caravan Parks plus Restaurants and Cafe’s, just to name a few.


Click on our Services Tab for more details about how we make Shade Sails.

Ute Pet Shade Covers – Custom Designed for each Utility.


We have custom designed a Ute Pet Shade Cover which is fitted to the sports bar of your Ute, so that your pets can ride in the back tray of your car in cool shaded comfort. * Ask us how you can have your very own if you are not a local, cover options available for easy self installation!

The many uses of Shade are endless, so why not consider a modern, colourful statement in Shade protection at your place, Cheyne Shades & Canvas have the knowledge, expertise and creativity to show you how!
Shade Structures

Boat Canopies & Blinds

Machinery & Equipment Covers

Tool Bags

Trailer Covers

Shade Sails

Vehicle Canopies & Covers

Sand Pit Covers

Tarps & All Canvas Goods

Banners & Bunting

Shade Repairs

Ute Pet Shade Covers

Drop Blinds & Awnings


All Custom Made Covers

Canvas & Vinyl Canopies in Military Spec Fabrics