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Watson's Hat Shop

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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My husband has 2 hats made by Eric and I have 1. Love all if them, great fit and look. Personalized... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Cynthia V
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The Best Hat I Ever Purchased

Watson's Hat Shop is a great business and a complete surprise. I went into the shop just hearing... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
Matt A
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Watson's Hat Shop is a set back to the early 1900's of hat making. Using rare hat making equipment we manufacture all sorts of hats. We make everything from cowboy hats, fedoras, panama hats, golf hats, Aussie hats, and ladies hats. We are located...more
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7100 E Cave Creek Rd, Ste 148, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-4305
+1 480-595-9777
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

My husband has 2 hats made by Eric and I have 1. Love all if them, great fit and look. Personalized service from a family run business.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cynthia V
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Watson's Hat Shop is a great business and a complete surprise. I went into the shop just hearing about the place and when I got there I was immensely impressed. The history behind the equipment, the craftmanship of the hats and the complete kindness and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Matt A
Reviewed December 31, 2017

A truly gifted hat maker, using vintage equipment and traditional methods, but with his own sense of style and form. Add to that, Eric's hats are quite practical, effectively protecting against sun and weather. With his materials and craftsmanship, I am confident these hats will...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Tom C
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

This guy is good. Any style from cowboy to derby, he can make it for you. Small one man shop, (but family helps) he can do it. A master of hats.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank cruisin36
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Beautifully crafted custom hats for every head. It is wonderful to see someone's dream realized in Watson"s

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Eileen C
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Just bought my third hat from Eric, a Western beaver. Eric is a perfectionist and it shows in the quality of his hats and their fit. Getting a good fit on my head is a challenge, but Eric takes the time and has the know-how...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tom A
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

There is no comparison! He is and excellent hat maker and it is a pleasure to shop and pick out your own hat. I have purchased several, my wife owns one, as do my sons and their boys. I definitely would not miss Watson's Hat...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

This is the second hat we will have made by shop and they do wonderful work as well as being very personable. Would highly recommend if you're looking for a quality made product instead of something off the shelf.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Cynthia V
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Great service. Great product. Dealt with the shop over the phone from across the country. Good to shop with an independent businessman.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank David R
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Great hat handmade for my friend Pinto who loves the 1750s to 1820's fur trader period. They made a wonderful mountain man hat for him. Perfect!

Date of experience: February 2017
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December 18, 2016|
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Response from orkefl | Reviewed this property |
There isn't any easy way to reduce the size. Call Eric at Watson and he can fix ur hat smaller. An easy fix to go smaller is to get some foam hat sizing and put it inside ur hat between the brim and the hat felt.This works... More
December 14, 2015|
Response from Eric W | Property representative |
Hello everyone. 900BillCox is the winner for the custom hat.
glen h
December 11, 2015|
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Response from Eric W | Property representative |
Hello, 900BIllCox is the winner of the custom hat.