Shaping the Crown of your Baseball Cap

A simple process for using steam to shape the front two panels and crown of a baseball cap. Works best with caps that have stiff buckram under the logo panels, such as the New Era 59Fifty.

The BEST OF dre in the 616:
Stretching and Shaping Tutorial –
Smoothing your Caps –
Cleaning Caps Pt. 1 Maintenance –
Cleaning Caps Pt. 2 Deep Clean –
Carefully Shrinking Caps –
Finding the Right 59Fifty –
Storing your Caps –
New Era Cap Styles –
Relieving Forehead Pressure
From the Logo –
From poor quality trim –
New Era Material Comparison –



Cool I try this… Not a fan of how blocky hats are getting.

Drew Kramer says:

Love ur videos. gotta get the fitted perfect

Jordan says:

Gonna try this tomorrow, thanks for the video!

KJ's Throwbacks says:

Awesome video and great tips!

Joshua Rivera says:


Jonathan Flores says:

Any tips for how to deal with creased cardboard brims? I doubt they’re salvageable in any way but I thought I’d ask.

Flavio Garay says:

How many hats u got so far ? I’m at 40

Kevin Bryant says:

Absolutely great video….I used this method to fix a few dents in the front panels & it helps a lot. Keep up the great work

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