Gold Digger

Gold Digger (my 12th whip) is a 6 foot bull whip in chocolate brown, gold, and canary yellow. I wanted to make a lighter whip than the ones I’ve been making and I’m pretty pleased with the results. I didn’t put any shot in the core on this one, and it only has 2 internal … Continue reading Gold Digger

Square Start

One of the techniques I’ve learned in the last  couple of months is how to do a square start. It’s a good way to start a half wrap on a stock whip handle that you don’t want to completely cover and I’ve used it three or four times as a carapace on the first part … Continue reading Square Start

Raider

Raider is a 8 foot bullwhip in red and black and is my eleventh whip. The handle is 10 inches long with a steel rod center, the core is shot loaded to 24 inches, and it has two bellies.  I usually make this length of whip a 3 belly whip but I’ve been experimenting with … Continue reading Raider

Some Divergences

Did a couple of quick side projects this weekend, a  leash for a friend and another get-back whip for a dude in Seattle. The leash is a 6 foot overall 6 strand round braid with a 6 strand flat braided handle, a long Turk’s head knot at the handle junction and a Matthew Walker knot … Continue reading Some Divergences