Search for:
Welcome Guest [Login | Register]
Box 1914, 47 Main St. Bisbee, AZ 85603 USA
520.432.4544 grant@optimohatworks.com
Home | Panama Straw Hats | Fur-Felt Hats | Pricing | Services | Weave Types | Hat Trim | Media Articles & Links | Care and Handling | History and Media Kit | Testimonials | The Art of Hatmaking
The Art of Hatmaking

Click HERE and HERE for videos showing

Grant Sergot working his magic!

(Once on the page, double click the movies to play)

 

The Evolution of a Hat

Unblocked open crown and brim

Open crown -- Flat brim

Flanging the brim

Open blocked crown, basic flanged brim

Blocked crown, basic flanged brim

Blocked crown, basic flanged brim

 

Blocked crown, basic flanged brim

 

Blocked crown, brim with pencil curl

 

Blocked crown, brim with pencil curl

 

Blocked crown, brim with pencil curl

 

A sexy hat for a woman who is passionate about her work.

Ingrid Schindler

 

 

100% Beaver Raw Body Silver Belly

 

Open 6 inch crown, flat brim

First brim cut with the rounding jack from 1896

 

Hand pouncing (finishing) brim bottom

 

Hand pouncing (finishing) brim top

Hand pouncing (finishing) crown

 

Second brim cut with the rounding jack

Hand stitching in the sweatband

 

Flanging the brim #23

Flange #23

Flange #23

Flange #23

 Flange #23


 Flange 4" Westin

 Flange 4" Westin

 Flange 4" Westin

Crown blocked to an Open Crown

Crown blocked to an Open Crown

Crown blocked to an Open Crown

Crown blocked to an Open Crown

 

Crown blocked to a Classic Dress

Crown blocked to a Classic Dress

Crown blocked to a Classic Dress

Crown blocked to a Classic Dress

 

 

Sheriff Sanders

 

 

 Kaufman, Texas

 

 Crown hand blocked to a Tom Mix

 

Crown hand blocked to a Tom Mix

 

Crown hand blocked to a Tom Mix

Crown hand blocked to a Tom Mix

 


We regularly send out a newsletter with updates on our wares, travels, and fashion insight. It takes less than 10 seconds to sign up. Just type your email and join now! Email:
Box 1914, 47 Main St. Bisbee, AZ 85603 USA
520.432.4544 grant@optimohatworks.com
Home | Panama Straw Hats | Fur-Felt Hats | Pricing | Services | Weave Types | Hat Trim | Media Articles & Links | Care and Handling | History and Media Kit | Testimonials | The Art of Hatmaking
Copyright © 1996-2009, Óptimo Hatworks
Written and programmed by Noah Dyer
Powered by CubeCart
Copyright Devellion Limited 2006. All rights reserved.