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A little peek behind the scenes. Woodencaps in the making!

What's your style?

Edition1 | 3 types of wood | 6 sizes

American Walnut

Walnut Wood

Rootpecker Logo


Olive Ash

Ash Wood



Fumed Larch

Larch Wood

Wood You?


flexible due to patented technology

seams out of recycled PET bottels

6 sizes (XS - XXL; 53.5cm - 62.5cm)

water resistant against light rain

sustainable materials only

snapback - easy to adjust

handmade in Germany

pollutant free

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The revolution of wooden headwear

Sustainable | Handmade | Fair


made of real wood and cotton


all material suppliers are certifed


weights up to 150 gr - only 50 gr more than a regular cap


comfortable and adjustable in size due to its flexibility


long-lasting due to precise manufacturing

award winner

awarded by reddot in 2018 for high quality design


crafted in our own workshop in Germany


the innovative technology and design are patented

One new tree for each sold cap

with every cap sold we plan to plant a new tree on mother earth | stay tuned!

Let's get back to the roots

where the revolution began

  • 2015

    It all started with an idea

    Wooden accessories started to become trendy. Besides wooden watches, sunglasses and bow ties, the only key piece missing was the wooden baseball cap.

  • March 2016

    First prototypes were produced

    With the vision of developing a sustainable product, we focused on using only natural materials. The biggest challenge was shaping a solid material like wood into a three-dimensional, flexible object.

  • December 2016

    A long way of improvements

    The first prototypes were slightly stiff and heavy. We kept experimenting with different materials and working methods. Finally, we created the first flexible woodencap made of wood, cotton, natural rubber glue and seams made of recycled PET bottles. Finally we got the process patented.

  • July 2017

    Machines and processes were developed

    In order to offer the caps to the broad public, we needed to make the manufacturing more efficient. Therefore we developed customized machines to optimize the production process.

  • March 2018

    A high quality product is born!

    After finalizing the concept of our edition1, the packaging and marketing campaign, our woodencap got awarded with the reddot award 2018 in the category of product design.

  • April 2018

    Rootpecker at Milano Design Week 2018

    First exposition of our woodencaps at Milano Design Week in trendy Lambrate District. We received outstanding feedback by the audience!

  • July 2018

    Rootpecker received the Red Dot Award

    We enjoyed an excellent night at the Red Dot Award Ceremony in Essen and connected with other designers.

  • Be part
    of the
    next step

    There are a lot of things to come

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Our amazing team

Sebastian Stümpel

Lead Designer


Security Manager

Philipp Dahlem

Process Designer

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