Akubra Hats Perth

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Akubra Hats Perth -We Stock Akubra Hats, Belts & More!

Here, at Eagle Wools, we love everything Australia. We are proud to say that we have the best range of Akubra Hats in WA and have lots of sizes, styles and colours in stock.

Akubra hats have become a vital part of Australia’s identity; worn by soldiers, Olympians, politicians, personalities and of course, loyal, everyday countrymen and women. Akubra has become an iconic part of the Australian landscape. Still 100% Australian owned and continue to manufacture quality hats wholly within Australia.

Buy Now. Pay Later! – We now accept Afterpay Ugg Boots

Experience The Great Wall of Akubra Hats.

In store we have a massive range of Akubra Hats. In fact we had a wall purpose-built to store these magnificent creations. We always keep many different colours, sizes and styles of Hats in store. And if for some reason we don’t have your ideal hat in stock we will happily order it in for you!

Our friendly team are knowledgeable about Akubra and can help fit your hat perfectly. We are proud to be Perth’s highest rated and friendliest stockist of  Akubra Hats.

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Akubra Hats are available in-store and online at Eagle Wools

Have You Ever Wondered How An Akubra Hat Is Made?

Akubra hats are synonymous with Australian life. But, did you ever stop to think about the incredible craftsmanship that goes into making each and every one of these pieces? It takes around six weeks to create just one Akubra hat. All Akubra headwear is made using traditional processes that have hardly changed in 140 years! So, let’s take a look at the hat-making process.

How Akubra Hats Are Made

OMG – Have you seen how the Akubra hat is made? It makes us even more proud to be Australian.

Posted by Eagle Wools on Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The 10 Step Akubra Hat Making Process

Step One Akubra Hat Eagle Wools Fremantle

The 10 Step Akubra Hat Making Process

Step One

Cleaned rabbit fur is mixed in a special blowing machine with eight sections. All dirt, clotted hair and felt is removed. The end result of this initial part of the process is akin to a sheet of downy, soft fabric.

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Step Two

To interlock the fibres, the fur is now sucked into a large rotating cone. Hot water is then sprayed onto it, creating a huge fragile piece of felt.

Step Three Akubra Hat Eagle Wools Fremantle

Step Three

Next, the delicate material is cloth-wrapped and put between rollers to begin the shrinkage process. Initially, the shrinkage takes place rapidly. The process makes the felt tighter and stronger until the shrinkage rate is reduced. This is repeated as the hat is repositioned, ensuring that the pressure is even

The hats are then placed into an apron machine to make them three times smaller than they were to begin with.

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Step Four

The dyeing process is begun. A large dyeing vat can hold as many as 200 hats. The brims are now soaked in a shellac mix. This process is known as proofing and helps make the brim durable and the crown to keep its shape.

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Step Five

It’s at this point that the hats are given their shape. They’re also dipped in hot water to make them pliable. In a process called blocking, metal fingers help the hats take their final form. The brims are now broken out.

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Step Six

The sixth step is known as stoving. The hats dry in large ovens overnight.

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Step Seven

The seventh step is pouncing. Each hat is sandpapered on a fast-moving wheel to give them their final finish. Excess dust is brushed off. It’s then that the hats are rigorously quality-inspected. After this point, the hat body is pulled over a block of wood where a metal ring holds the hat band at the bottom and the brims are stretched flat.

Next, the hats are ironed automatically. The heat of the iron reacts with the shellac, setting the brim and providing firmness. A process called rounding then trims any excess brim.

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Step Eight

Eight out of ten hats leave the Akubra factory pre-creased with the crown already in its final shape. Each hat is put in an aluminium dish on a rubber mould, so it can set. The hats are steamed on a well-maintained huon pine block that’s the right shape and size.

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Step Nine

Trimmings such as the leather sweatband are created and stamped with the Akubra crest in gold foil, information that the hats are Aussie-made and also the name of the hat model. These are then fitted carefully to each hat.

The hats then go through the flanging process. They’re put in frames to give the brims their final shape using a wet cloth and hot sand bags to painstakingly change the brim shape.

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Step Ten

The hats are now packed, ready to go into shipping containers and sent out worldwide to distributors such as us, Eagle Wools.

So, there you have it. When you purchase an Akubra hat, you can be assured of good, traditional Australian quality and craftsmanship.

We Stock Other Quality Aussie Brands To Accompany Your Akubra Hat

Here at Eagle Wools we live and breathe Aussie brands. We proudly support local, aussie-made products and manufacturing. We not only stock the large Aussie brands such as Akubra, Woolerina, R. M Williams, Mini Jumbuk & Barmah Hats, we also support smaller local WA manufacturers that you probably have not discovered yet.

Find truly unique Aussie products here at Eagle Wools to give your home a unique touch, or great for souvenir or gift ideas. Browse online or visit us in store at 229 Hampton Rd, South Fremantle, WA 6162

Visit us at 229 Hampton Rd, South Fremantle WA 6162

Quality Workmanship

We only use the finest materials and we guarantee the quality and workmanship of everything we make.

True Aussie Brands

We stock all the true blue Aussie brands from R.M Williams and Akubra through to Woolerina and Mini Jumbuk.

40+ Years Strong

Eagle Wools has been manufacturing sheepskin products (Uggs, Rugs, Car Seat Covers, etc) for over 40 years.

Passionate

We are one of the few companies that stock truly Aussie Made. We care about supporting the locals and help connect people with nature.

What Our Customers Say

Great one stop shop, their sheepskin and cow hide products made on site and most importantly they guarantee and stand- by their workmanship. Great staff. Well done!!
Grizelda Bailey
Grizelda Bailey
13:16 19 Sep 18
Visited saturday for some fathers day shopping. The customer service and knowledge was great. The quality is fantastic
Jo Stanton
Jo Stanton
12:54 02 Sep 18
I’ve visited Eagle Wools during a cruise while in the Navy back in the 1987 and took a tour of their store in Freemantle. It was during this time that I purchased my first pair of slippers. I love them so much and they were so comfortable that I have been purchasing them all this time and will not settle for any other slipper except those made by Eagle Wools!
Richard L. Morrison
Richard L. Morrison
11:30 31 Aug 18
Great customer service, with an high quality product. Ugg boot addict and I’ll be back for more soon.
Clinton Bone
Clinton Bone
09:33 21 Aug 18
Warm welcome and nice staff and great products and prices.
Adele Lochrenberg
Adele Lochrenberg
09:30 12 Aug 18
Awesome products and friendly staff that can’t do enough to help you! My feet are so warm and comfortable
Elaine Ward
Elaine Ward
03:49 10 Aug 18
Great customer service, awesome products and fantastic people. Really look after you. Thanks very much.
Jim Hill
Jim Hill
12:40 29 Jul 18
Beautiful Australian made products they actually make the products at the shop friendly helpful service price is very reasonable for an amazing product we bought ugg boots 👍
Marnee D'Andrilli
Marnee D'Andrilli
12:48 30 May 18
The joy of new Uggs from Eagle Wools, thank you. Bought 4 pairs
Rosie O'Connor
Rosie O'Connor
10:44 04 May 18
The staff were very helpful. I am very happy with my purchase.
Felicia Sullivan
Felicia Sullivan
01:09 22 Apr 18
We found their service exceptional and personalised not just said to be heard. I have a size 14 and my wife a size 6 neither was an issue both were treated the same. Both had to be manufactured to suit our need and was completed within 24 hours. We wanted matching colors and this was also delivered. Their product knowledge was clearly complete.Their service was old style which was warm and welcoming.We will be going back.
Paul Shinn
Paul Shinn
01:38 20 Apr 18
Great products and a great gift idea. My boots have lasted 10 years now and still going strong
Michael Judge
Michael Judge
23:16 19 Apr 18
Warm friendly and nothing too much trouble for this lovely shop and welcoming owners/staff.Always a pleasure to shop. See you next year.
Gaynor Edwards
Gaynor Edwards
16:48 19 Apr 18
Awesome totally Awesome great staff great products
Neil Stoker
Neil Stoker
12:53 19 Apr 18
Fantastic company love the products. Huge variety and with excellent customer service.
Rachel Baker
Rachel Baker
12:47 19 Apr 18
Very good prices - among the best - plus very good quality. The Uggs are made right on-site.
Mark Vivian
Mark Vivian
09:05 29 Dec 17
I’ve had my Ugg boots 10 years. Bought some Ugg last weekend. Love the new premises. But the Ugg’s are still the best.
Alison Tuitapā
Alison Tuitapā
11:02 20 Dec 17
The staff at Eagle Wools are always so helpful. I love their Uggs and awesome that they've got so many other great gift products now too. Love their wool clothing too. It's so great to be able to buy great quality, Australian made products.
Yvette Guy
Yvette Guy
02:20 11 Aug 17
Awesome products and awesome service. Didn't have the Uggs in size or colour I wanted, but custom made for me (hot pink size 14) look and feel amazing!!
Leigh Mullan
Leigh Mullan
06:06 30 Jul 17
Eagle Wools offers friendly service. There's no sales pressure and the loyalty program is great. The new premises is light and spacious. We'll be back.
Samantha Holtham
Samantha Holtham
08:57 15 Jul 17
I didn't even know a place made Uggs in Perth and ones that infer they do have a shipping container out back (China). Not Eagle Wools made on site at fair prices, lovely staff and awesome products, the search is over!
Robert Lawry
Robert Lawry
10:11 13 Jul 17
3 of us went into Eagle Wools recently for our first new uggs in years.The staff were great and very helpful we ended up with 4 pairs and and we all love them.Thank guys wouldnt get them anywhere else.
Susan Brown
Susan Brown
01:24 24 Jun 17
I buy my uggs from you for myself and my husband all the time. Top quality, comfortable and long wearing. That's why we keep coming back.
Louise Chaplin
Louise Chaplin
02:42 08 May 17
I have found your staff always extremely friendly and helpful and your ugg boots of the highest quality and long lasting. I have had mine for over 10 years and they are still going strong. I wear them everyday in the winter and on the other odd cold day. I never hesitate to recommend you to anyone who is looking for ugg boots. Thank you for the many, many pairs of ugg boots worn by my family and friends.
Leonie Mclarty
Leonie Mclarty
23:16 01 May 17
You are the only place I would ever buy my UGGS from. We visit Fremantle every year from Scotland, and I always make a point of dropping by. Love your new place, keep up the good work.
Susan McEwan Freel
Susan McEwan Freel
16:13 30 Apr 17
My family and I have been buying from Eagle Wools for the last 28 years! I get all my uggs made there and we have had car seat covers made there. I would never go anywhere else!
Sonya Cerny
Sonya Cerny
02:56 29 Apr 17
I've been getting my Ugg slippers & boots from Eagle Wools for more than 16 years and wouldn't go anywhere else. They welcome 'made to order' requests which is great for me as like my Uggs to be one of a kind and love picking which cow hide pieces I'll get them to cover the sheepskin with. They look awesome and are so comfortable I wear them all year round.I want to wish Eagle Wools much success in their new premises and recommend young and old to check them out, you love it!
Cathy Bourke
Cathy Bourke
20:29 28 Apr 17
Such a great experience, a real family feel to a quality retail experience. Definitely recommend Eagle wools for all your winter needs
Wayne De Graaf
Wayne De Graaf
10:58 28 Apr 17
Have bought a few item's here -- some taken to the UK - have there Ugg's for myself
Mike Tullett
Mike Tullett
04:27 28 Apr 17
The ugg slippers are awesome and we use them heaps, but I was really impressed by the quality and fit of the Car Seat Covers that you fitted to my SUV. Every time I get into that vehicle, I feel like I'm in a luxury Limo. Thanks......Mike
Michael Metcalf
Michael Metcalf
03:09 28 Apr 17
We recommend Eagle Wools to anyone looking for cozy wooly products. Top quality and locally made. Customized fits and fabulous customer care!!
Kate Sewell
Kate Sewell
02:01 28 Apr 17
Best Ugg Boots in town. Great collection of colours. Friendly and personal service all the time. Also I love all the other items in the shop, our animals both enjoy their wool beds .
Kirsty Browne-Cooper
Kirsty Browne-Cooper
11:19 27 Apr 17
Best Authentic Australian Ugg'ies. 20years buying from your store. My current pair are 3years old and still in mint condition. No smell either:)
Shane Harry
Shane Harry
11:07 27 Apr 17
Great service and fantastic products!! They also make it very easy for people to buy products from another country. My American family is obsessed with Eagle Wools!
Missy Heck Day
Missy Heck Day
10:06 27 Apr 17
Very good products purchased at your store. The staff were extremely helpful and attentive. The ugg boots that were purchased were taken to Canada and have been greatly admired by the folks out there. Thank you for a well made product.
Colleen Oehme
Colleen Oehme
09:36 27 Apr 17
Love your sheepskins for babies! . Perfect for pram and lovely for a baby to lie on. A special Ausie gift that was deeply appreciated. Your special airvacumn seal was perfect for postage overseas. Thank you for your help and advice.
Mary Verstegen
Mary Verstegen
09:21 27 Apr 17
I live in the Netherlands and two years ago our Australian family took us to your store. We bought the best ugg boots ever, a great souvenir! We're planning a new visit to Australia and hopefully we're able to buy a new pair of Ugg boots again in your store.
Edith Noordhoek
Edith Noordhoek
08:50 27 Apr 17
Great customer service and love our ugg boots which are great quality �
Mel Nevile
Mel Nevile
08:45 27 Apr 17
Very friendly store with lots of choice in all sizes and styles.Looking forward to visiting your new Freo store soon!
Jo Sanders
Jo Sanders
08:27 27 Apr 17
We always buy our uggs from you. Firstly you are a local business and your uggs are consistently top quality. And champions that you are, you even made uggs for us last time we wanted to buy them for a family member. So we always recommend you to all our friends and family. I hope your new premises will work great for you and we will still be able to buy uggs in future.
Alex Andrzejewski
Alex Andrzejewski
08:21 27 Apr 17
I am not a fan of winter time, cold weather, dark mornings, dark early in the evening, but I manage to get through with my Australian Made Eagle Wools Ugg Boots. Before work, after work, on go my warm toastie uggs. I try and support Eagle Wools because they are locally made. I agree with others on here who buy them as gifts too. I have sent several pairs to cold climate friends who adore them too. Worth what you pay!!
Wendy Rae Sekuloff
Wendy Rae Sekuloff
08:10 27 Apr 17
My husband and I love our Eagle Wool ugg boots. We have bought 4 pairs over the years and they are excellent quality. I would love to buy some for my kids too but have been reluctant as their feet grow so fast!
Robin Hodge
Robin Hodge
07:56 27 Apr 17
I live in the U.K. And eagle wools was highly recommended by my uk friend who now lives in Australia. I have bought 2 pairs of ugg boots from eagle wools and I am really happy with the workmanship that has gone into the boots. I no that 2 of my uk friends have bought uggs from eagle. I wish I lived nearer to call in the store. Best of luck for the future. Love and hugs xxx
Marion Hodgson
Marion Hodgson
07:51 27 Apr 17
Great products and service. Very happy with my slippers.
Cate O'Connor
Cate O'Connor
07:32 27 Apr 17
Love this company. We ordered 4 pairs to take to our Japanese friends. They loved them. Great range, high quality products, and prompt service.
Wim Van Zijl
Wim Van Zijl
07:32 27 Apr 17
Just bought boots from your shop all made to order to take back to Scotland xxxWas at your fun day today and had a fabulous time thank you Pam n Neil for inviting us and being so friendly xxx
Pam Crawford
Pam Crawford
03:56 01 Apr 17
A huge thanks to Mick at Eagle Wools. Dads stroke has left him with badly swollen feet and the Uggs you recommend are brilliant!
Tracey Beer
Tracey Beer
10:52 27 Aug 13

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