Snake in the Grass

We always need rain here in the panhandle, but the last 10 days have been a bit much. We’ve had 4-5 inches of rain, and day after day of cloudy, dark, cold, gloomy weather. It’s not something you see here often and it’s a good thing. A big part of why we live here is … Continue reading Snake in the Grass

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

Black Magic

I finished a 6 foot bullwhip today that I’m pretty proud of. It’s one I made for myself with an all black overlay, 2 bellies and a test of a new technique for plaiting the overlay. I wanted to incorporate an English eye for the fall hitch instead of the traditional fall hitch. I had … Continue reading Black Magic