Freewheelers Indigo Wabash "Boiler Maker" Shorts

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The beauty of Wabash and the practical construction of FW!

Taking inspiration from 1910s style short length work pants, these go back to the times of railroader staff sweating it out in the boiler room to keep things "full steam ahead"!

The Wabash pattern itself, they’ve applied two layers, an irregular beige dot with light burgundy speckles on top. This gives the overall pattern so much depth and looks nothing like any other Wabash. For added character, the backside of the fabric features a skilfully printed ‘STIFUL’ logo mark inspired by the legendary US fabric company from 1835~. This is a selvage fabric made from indigo-dyed threads, meaning that with time, you’ll see many shades of indigo fading up, unlike typical over-dying techniques.

Store your phone in the side tool pocket with ease! For a perfect fit at all times, use the chambray lined cinch-back adjuster. You can also fit all of your gears in the large front and back sized pockets... perfect for your outdoors treks!

If you're after some serious shorts for your trip with the beauty of Wabash ageing...this is it!

  • 100% Cotton
  • Japanese 12oz white selvage ID wabash twill
  • Genuine indigo is yarn-dyed
  • Beige coloured dots are discharge printed
  • Japanese lightweight indigo chambray lined cinch back
  • Bar re-forced pockets
  • Cinch back design
  • Once washed (minimal shrinkage)
  • High rise/ Modern Straight fit
  • Made In Japan

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How We Measure

Pants and Shorts


With the major buttoned up open the jeans and lay them flat like shown. Measure from the front where the major button closes to the back belt loop. Then double this measurement to achieve the waist measurement.

The way we measure is different from 'Side to Side', If you are not used to our method you should downsize by 1 inch.

For example, side to side measurement for The Flat Head 3002 waist is 28inch and using our method 29.25 inch.

Front Rise:

With the jeans lying flat measure from the crotch bar tack to the top of the waistband. 

Back Rise:

Spread out the crotch so the bar tack is visible, then measure from the crotch to the top of the waistband.


One inch down from the crotch measure flat across to the other side.


Flatten the leg and measure along the inseam from the crotch to the leg hem. 

Leg Openning:

Measure straight across the hem from side to side.



Lay flat then measure from the shoulder's edge to the other shoulder's edge.


Lay shirt flat and measure from pit to pit.

Sleeve length:

With the sleeve flat measure from the shoulder to the cuff.

Arm hole openning:

Measure from the shoulder down to the pitt.

Vertical length:

With the shirt facing down, Measure from below the collar to the bottom hem.