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Cedar Choppers Union T-shirt

Cedar Choppers Union T-shirt

Regular price $25.00 USD
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The legendary cedar choppers of the Texas Hill Country represent a unique and fascinating chapter in the state's history. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, these rugged individuals and families lived a semi-nomadic lifestyle, harvesting the abundant Ashe juniper (often referred to as cedar) trees that covered the limestone hills of Central Texas. They were known for their hardy, self-sufficient way of life, which was closely tied to the land. Cedar choppers would cut down the trees, process them into posts and shingles, and then sell these goods for a living. This trade was crucial not only for the local economy, providing materials for fencing and building in the rapidly developing state, but also for the choppers' survival in the often harsh and isolated Hill Country. Despite facing stereotypes and misconceptions, the cedar choppers played a significant role in shaping the cultural and environmental landscape of Texas. Their legacy is a testament to the enduring spirit of independence and resilience in the face of changing times.

If you’re looking for a thick, structured tee that’s also super soft and breathable—look no further! The men’s garment-dyed heavyweight t-shirt ticks all the boxes and is made of 100% ring-spun cotton. The regular t-shirt style will complement most looks and fit you to a tee.

• 100% ring-spun cotton
• Fabric weight: 6.1 oz/yd² (206.8 g/m²)
• Garment-dyed
• Relaxed fit
• 7/8″ double-needle topstitched collar
• Twill-taped neck and shoulders for extra durability
• Double-needle armhole, sleeve, and bottom hems
• Blank product sourced from Honduras

This product is made especially for you as soon as you place an order, which is why it takes us a bit longer to deliver it to you. Making products on demand instead of in bulk helps reduce overproduction, so thank you for making thoughtful purchasing decisions!

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