Sui Generis Whips

So, this is going to be a little bit of a different kind of a post.  I bought a whip. It’s the first whip I’ve ever handled that I didn’t make. I bought it for a couple of different reasons. First, I really like this lady’s work. She makes a couple of different types of … Continue reading Sui Generis Whips

Autumn Leaves

Here’s a 4-1/2 foot dog lead I’ve been working on for the last week. The handle is a 3 color variation of ABoK #2996, an 8 strand, double-edged, flat braid. The body of the leash is an 8 strand gaucho braid, also in three colors, and it has a 4 strand round braid loop for … Continue reading Autumn Leaves

Snake in the Grass

We always need rain here in the panhandle, but the last 10 days have been a bit much. We’ve had 4-5 inches of rain, and day after day of cloudy, dark, cold, gloomy weather. It’s not something you see here often and it’s a good thing. A big part of why we live here is … Continue reading Snake in the Grass

Tux

Whip number 16 is an 8 ft. nylon solid black bullwhip.  It has a 10 inch handle, the core is shot loaded to one foot, 3 bellies, an 8 plait, a 12 plait, and a 16 plait, and a 20 plait overlay in a herringbone pattern. The handle is also a 20 plait, but uses … Continue reading Tux

Jeremy’s GBW

A little side project from the weekend. In between whips right now. Haven’t worked up the nerve to start cutting the Kangaroo hide yet. A 32 inch get-back whip in black and red with an 8-ball. I started with 2 24 foot long lengths of 550 paracord, one black and one red, middled them, and … Continue reading Jeremy’s GBW

Purple Haze

Number 15 is an 8 foot bullwhip in chocolate brown with a purple and teal handle and carapace. It has a shot loaded core, 3 bellies and a 16-plait overlay. The handle and carapace are 16 plait as well, the handle is a short herringbone pattern and the carapace is a barber pole diamond plait. … Continue reading Purple Haze