I wasn’t great about documenting these early on in the process & only post about interesting happenings, changes or techniques I’m playing around. Since it’s been roughly 2 years since I did any of the 15-20 practice pieces or 30ish whips, I’m some experiments and practice pieces. Part 1 – Planning Started on 8/11/2018 Lengths: […]
Final version before stopping.
A piece of practice braiding whip-like-object for a friend’s costume
Love the build on this one!…not mine just awesome! 8 Foot Brown/Brandy Kangaroo Bullwhip This bullwhip was made with a 16-strand handle and a 16-strand thong. Measured from the end of the handle to the end of the braid, it is 8 feet. It is made of kangaroo and cowhide, consisting of three cowhide leather […]
Ok, so this item started it’s life as a whip like object. Which is a reference to creations which have the appearance but not necessarily the mechanics or composition of a whip. It was supposed to be a signal whip. Which is a a type of whip that more often than not does not use a […]
I did a little 2 foot whip by request for someone. I did a basic wrap with over under pattern, but we ran out of time due to some poor decisions on both of our parts … don’t ever sit down to a dinner club with a live band & drink 3 or 6 glasses […]
Goat hide whip #2 (#14 in count) This whip is still under construction. I have about 20 hours in to it thus far. It has no metal, all leather and artificial sinew. Total length planned is 4-5 feet. The core is a folder piece of leather around 3 strands, then another piece spiral wrapping about […]