Hickory Stick

Whip #23 is a 5 ft. stock whip with a half plait handle. The thong is a 16 plait in black and rust with a twisted taper core and an 8 plait belly. The stock is hickory, 18 inches long with a black and rust 16 plait handle. It has an 8 strand double-edged plaited … Continue reading Hickory Stick

Bored

Here’s a few little projects I did to ward off boredom over the last week or so. Here’s a couple of key fobs. One uses a globe knot to encase a 1.75 in wooden ball. The globe knot is secured with a 6 strand Matthew Walker knot that transitions into a 6 strand round sinnett … Continue reading Bored

Black Snake

Whip #22 is an 8ft, solid black, nylon snake whip with a weighted twisted-tapered core, 2 bellies and a 16 plait overlay. It has an English eye fall hitch, a 30 inch double ended, weighted fall, and a 12 inch cracker made from Fast Flight+ bowstring. The heel knot is not actually a knot but … Continue reading Black Snake

Maiko’s Stock Whip

Whip #21 is a 5 foot stock whip of gold nylon 550 paracord. The handle is Goncalo Alves, 18 inches long with a tung oil finish. I started this whip by making a twisted taper core of 4 strands of chocolate brown gutted paracord and dropped two of the cords, one at a time, as … Continue reading Maiko’s Stock Whip

Whip Basics

I started making whips about 8 months ago, but I was terrible at using them. I came across this guy on YouTube named Robby Amper and was really impressed by his method of teaching whip cracking. Not only is he really good at it, he is an excellent teacher as well. He has a DVD … Continue reading Whip Basics