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We’ll be at the Cowboy Symposium in Lubbock

We’ll be at the Cowboy Symposium in Lubbock on September 6 and 7. The 26th Annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration (NCSC) will be held September 4 – 7, 2014, at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center in Lubbock, Texas. The purpose of the NCSC is to celebrate and preserve our Western heritage and cowboy culture […]

Congratulations to Carl Russell of Llano, Texas

Last year for the 2013 Western Trappings on the Llano I made and donated a pair of commemorative of spurs for their raffle.  The exhibit ran from October 18 2013, through January 4, 2014.  Congratulations to Carl Russell of Llano, Texas as the winner of the spurs. Mark your calendar for Western Trappings on the […]

September Spur and Buckle Making School

Once a student feels comfortable with their ability to engrave they apply the engraving to their spurs.  The patterns are kept simple, they are given instructions and assistance as they apply the engraving. Working from a pattern created by the student the shanks are rough cut on the band saw and then given the final […]

Texas and Western Theme Thunder Gourds Now Available

In addition to the Native American motif, Rocking W Spurs is now starting to produce thunder gourds with a Texas and western theme. In keeping with the folk art tradition on the Rocking W Spurs thunder gourds an array of western themes now offered allows the customer more choices when deciding on art styles for […]

Helping Pass Spurs from Father to Son

Sometimes we find a pair of spurs that really are nice and we like to ride and use them just because they fit or feel great.  Sometimes a pair of spurs are special because the belonged to a family member or loved one.   We would like to wear and use them but don’t want […]

July Spur School

Clint and Brad came from East Texas to attend the Rocking W Spurs spur making school this July.  Mother nature was kind since the temperature had been running in the 100’s plus the week before and this week it never got out of the 80’s with cooling rain almost every day.  They were great students […]

Former Texas Rangers Foundation Spurs

Each year Rocking W Spurs of Llano, Texas donates a pair of handmade spurs to the Former Texas Ranger Foundation for their Silver Spurs and Six Guns gala event.  This year’s pair is made on a Bayer’s #4 style shank with a nice hand cut rowel.  The heel band mounting is a Texas Ranger star […]