Baby Blue

Here’s a get-back whip custom made for a customer. The whip is 36 inches long, overall in black and white and baby blue. The knot holding the 8-ball is a 9×8 Turk’s head knot with a pineapple interweave. The core is a 4 strand round braid covered by an 8 strand whip maker’s plait. the … Continue reading Baby Blue

Kind of Blue

Whip #24 is a 12 ft, teal and turquoise, nylon cow whip. The handle is a 15 inch piece of Goncalo Alves hardwood. It has a tapered-twisted core, 2 plaited bellies and a 16 plait overlay that ends with another twisted taper. The weighted fall is 24 inches long. It has some pattern work on … Continue reading Kind of Blue

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


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