#15 experiment – 3′ practice snake whip & economics

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:  […]

Whip making – #11 or 12

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 […]

Whip #14 – Orange / Brown goat hide

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 […]