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

Cow Whip

Whip #19 is  an 8 ft Florida cow whip. It has a 15 inch, hand-carved, purpleheart handle, an 8 ft. thong around a twisted, tapered core with 2 bellies, one a 6 plait and the other a 12 plait, and a 16 plait overlay. Each belly ends with the remaining strands twisting either into the … Continue reading Cow Whip