Riot Earp said:Thanks. I am a little worried about slicing the felt. Perhaps I should use a scalpel.
filfoster said:Now, why, again, exactly, are we removing the band?
Good luck with this project. Post a pic when done?Riot Earp said:I plan to replace the band on my chocolate Akubra Lawson with a twisted rawhide band for a Western look. I had that combination -- twisted rawhide against chocolate -- on another hat and loved it.
indycop said:I use a seam ripper. It hooks right under the thread and doesn't risk cutting the felt or ribbon.