Nate Funmaker can craft a perfectly fitted derby, or a fedora, if that’s your wish. But as the master hatter behind Nathaniel’s Custom Hats, his small workshop and storefront in historic downtown Georgetown, Texas, he knows that nearly all of his time and talent will go into the longstanding local topper of choice.
“The Road Home,” from Carhartt in partnership with Jefferson Projects, is a series of short documentary videos providing a peek into the lives of American craftsmen and women.
Reprinted feature article on Nate in American Cowboy magazine’s June/July 2010 issue. Go See The Headmaster Hatter Nate Funmaker is strictly traditional. Nate Funmaker has always been an artist at heart–but hats? “I just stumbled into it,” says the full-blooded Winnebago. As a young man, he painted signs, worked as a scrimshaw etcher with his […]