Note: Creation up to this point is documented here The left side of each photo is the 31st whip documented previously in the link above. In this stage you are seeing the 7 strands in a series of half hitches. The peach leather piece is the tail. I am using a bit more leather at […]
Did some dying. Single layer of 60-75% Bordeaux & rest is pearl animal fats & sulfates mixed dye. Decent looking front for a test piece. The top became tilted to the side slightly on the start which does not really show in this photo. On the left end of the photo you can see the […]
After a few variations of practice I’m doing my first snake whip of the year. I haven’t on the whip naming / counting policy really. Previously, I had around 14 practice pieces & 30 whips with very poor paper documentation made worse by moving my shop twice. This is really the first of this style […]
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, so I’m some experiments and practice pieces. Part 1 – Planning Started on 8/11/2018 […]
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 […]