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Earl’s Apparel Fatigue Trousers

Our pal Jason found a pair of these pants in the back of a hardware store. We were thrilled to find out that Earl’s Apparel is still going strong, making durable clothing in Crockett, TX. Easily the same quality as similar fatigue pants that cost far more, Earl’s fatigues are made from a super comfortable …

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Archival Salute: Carhartt

OK, if you want to really learn the Carhartt ropes you should be over at 10engines right now (above image lifted from there). James has an almost worrisomely complete Optic. Just got a few lovely deadstock lids, see above, from another Carhartt wunderkind, Jason of Wilderness Workshop. Reminded me to put up a couple of …

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Shopping from Labonville, Inc.

Editor’s Note: Friend Tom B. also hails from Eugene, and went to college in rural New Hampshire where he started building timber frame buildings. He seems to be more proud of his Forest Service chainsaw certification than his architecture degree. I’ve brought him in as a guest blogger to highlight some stylish, alternative, often budget …

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Tin Cloth Mondays

Stand-up Filson tin pants (after a day of wear and tear). Originally uploaded by agfachrome25. Remember: Filson tin cloth (fabric of penance) is now the official fabric of Mondays. Plausible simulations/substitutions by Carhartt and Mcalister will also be accepted. Bonus points for newly waxed garments or those sporting double layers of tin fabric (like my …

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