|Project by hunter71||posted 03-14-2013 10:57 AM||2000 views||4 times favorited||18 comments|
Some call this a hat stretcher, but in truth we do not stretch a hat, we only keep it in it’s shape. If a hat gets wet they will dry back differently. All hats get wet, not just from the elements, but sweat. So maintaining a hat is important. Be sure to taper the blocks to fit the natural angle of your hat. Glue the threaded rod into one side.
I made a couple of these for a trial and they work great. Western Red Cedar for the blocks. Store bought threaded rod and nut make it work.
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