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

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

Lucky 13

I just finished my 13th whip and the first one made of leather. It was quite the learning experience. I’ve been collecting leather working tools for the past several months and about a month ago I bought a cow hide from the local Tandy Leather shop. I bought cow hide because it is cheaper than … Continue reading Lucky 13