Our western custom hats are made of 100% beaver and 50% beaver with 50% European hare. The 100% beaver western custom hats are the best you can get. Nothing is better than 100% beaver. That is what the working cowboy wanted to wear. My western custom hats are the kind of hats that todays working […]
Get a custom hat that is made of beaver so you can have a quality hat that will shed rain and still keep it’s shape. You will love the custom fit that wont leave a mark on your forehead and yet it will stay on your head when you are cantering your horse. With a custom […]
Our custom made hats are made by hand one hat at a time. I use my artistic abilities to hand craft a work of art. A lot of hard work and care goes into my custom made hats. You will love the look, the fit and the way they feel. These custom made hats are […]
Old western hats were the Boss of the plains hat. The cowboy made creases when he grabbed it and just general use. Some of the old western hats had the brims cured. You see this in a lot of old western photos. In this picture you can see the curled brim and the shape […]
The Boss of the plains hat didn’t have a high crown. The crown averaged about 4 inch crown and a 4 inch brim. The flat brim shielded the cowboy from the sun and weather. The cowboy didn’t shape the crown or brim. The brim would get bent in the strong wind and when they were galloping their horse. […]
The heavy texture of the felt repels the blazing rays of the sun better than any helmet. There are no recorded cases of sun stroke on the range. The record might be different were straw hats or “derbys” substituted for the rational headgear which for so long has been the accepted thing in the cowboy […]
There has been no head covering so suitable as this for the plains. The heavy boaderlike felt is practically indestructible.
I like to make some of my hats look like they were worn for several years on cattle drives. Distressing the hats and hat bands makes them look like they had been worn many years ago. If you are like me, I hate to wear a brand new looking hat on a cattle drive or even to […]
Old western hats are my passion. I love to recreate hats that were worn in the 1800’s. I use tools that were used then also.