How2 Shape a Hat

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Three Methods:To Shape a Fur Felt Cowboy Hat, To Shape a Straw Cowboy Hat, To Shape a Palm Leaf Cowboy Hat

In spite of all those movie Western images, the cowboys of the Old West wore their hat brims flat, to keep out the sun. Rolled and folded brims came into fashion much later, when ranch workers had to pile into pickup trucks without taking up too much space. Today, there are countless ways to shape a cowboy hat brim.


You can buy your cowboy hat pre-shaped, or you can do it yourself. The method for shaping depends on the material your cowboy hat is made from. This article describes how to shape a cowboy hat made of fur felt, or straw or palm leaves.             Read Full Article (w/pictures)

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