Autumn Leaves

Here’s a 4-1/2 foot dog lead I’ve been working on for the last week. The handle is a 3 color variation of ABoK #2996, an 8 strand, double-edged, flat braid. The body of the leash is an 8 strand gaucho braid, also in three colors, and it has a 4 strand round braid loop for … Continue reading Autumn Leaves

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

And Leashes

I should have named the site PD Whips and leashes. Here’s another leash for a friend. this one is a five foot, 6 strand round braid in purple and teal with a 6 strand flat braid handle. It has a  couple of  strand Matthew Walker knots to secure the braid and I hid the double … Continue reading And Leashes

A Break

I took a short break from the bullwhip to make a leash for my dog. I came out to about 45 inches long and is an 8 strand round gaucho braid with a 4 strand flat braid for the handle and Michael Walker knots for the transitions. I really like the new Black and Decker … Continue reading A Break

How it Started

I began tying knots in paracord  about 6 months ago, starting with bracelets and key fobs and progressing to lanyards and hiking stick wraps and culminating last month with a couple of whips. Here’s a few photographs of the learning process. Hope to make a lot more whips. A few of the many bracelets I’ve … Continue reading How it Started