Tux

Whip number 16 is an 8 ft. nylon solid black bullwhip. ┬áIt 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

Fade to Black

Whip number 14 is a 6 foot bull whip in black and turquoise. The handle is a 20 plait short herringbone around a 8 inch steel rod. The thong is a 20 plait herringbone and 3 plaited bellies around a shot loaded core. The fall is 24 inches, double-ended and weighted. The cracker is is … Continue reading Fade to Black

Lucky 13

I just finished my 13th whip and the first one made of leather. It was quite the learning experience. I’ve been collecting leather working tools for the past several months and about a month ago I bought a cow hide from the local Tandy Leather shop. I bought cow hide because it is cheaper than … Continue reading Lucky 13