Limited Edition - Mine Shaft 4

Brandon Ortwein a.k.a. bortwein Design By Humans Store by bortwein
from United States / Member Since 2007


Custom Printed in the USA using eco-friendly inks, Just For You

Our t-shirts are made from a 100% combed ringspun cotton and garment-dyed for premium softness and minimal shrinkage.

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This graphic classic had to come back. Amazingly soft, unique and cool style. Graphic elements collide and make for a graphic designers dream tee. Check out the cool hidden skeleton details and add this classic tee to your wardrobe.


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Jaxxer Jaxxer Artist from Bromsgrove, United Kingdom

Yeah nice!

MrFourFingers MrFourFingers Artist from London, United Kingdom

What does Mine Shaft 4 mean?

bortwein bortwein Artist from Texas, United States

BEST DAY EVER! Thanks for the Limited Edition reprint!

MrFourFinger: A mine shaft is a tunnel into the ground that people used to dig for gold. The shirt is about a tragic even of a Miner that finally found his gold but was not able to get out of the mine due to a cave in that buried him alive. The 4 represents the number of the mine shaft and the X represents that the mine shaft was closed due to the events. The gold nugget near the skeleton was the one piece of treasure that this miner had risked his life for and lost.

Other than that it is a cool shirt with a Skeleton, a Number, a big black X, and some cool Foil printing.

bortwein bortwein Artist from Texas, United States

Note: Hidden things in the design – the Skeleton, a helmet, broken shovel, pick hammer, 3 sticks of dynamite, the number 13, and the gold nugget.

TrueThreads TrueThreads Artist from Texas, United States

I appreciate the story behind the design, makes it even better!

wotto wotto Artist from CA, United States

I owned the original of this. It’s a great tee.

MrFourFingers MrFourFingers Artist from London, United Kingdom

@bortwein Man that is realy good to see. It was a good design before but now great. Nice one

am-y am-y Human from Singapore

The explanation behind the design is good and much needed. I was about to ask the same question as Mr 4 Fingers there. As for the hidden elements, that’s pretty smart, especially the 13!

am-y am-y Human from Singapore

This tee is now famous:

bortwein bortwein Artist from Texas, United States

@am-y Thanks for posting this. I love seeing my shirts out there on real people and especially when celebrities are involved in the photo.

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