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How to make quality kangaroo leather whips

How To Make Quality Kangaroo Leather Whips was written to preserve some of the methods of the leather whip maker and share with the reader both basic and advanced techniques used to build high-end whips. 

If you are a beginner looking to learn the basics or a nylon whip maker wishing to transition into leather, this book contains information that will get you far. It covers in detail each step of the build process, the reasoning behind them, and provides handy tips and pointers along the way. You will gain both practical and theoretical knowledge about the art of whip making.

Read and learn about:

  • History
  • Introduction to Whip Making
  • Whip Making Styles
  • Evolving as a Whip Maker
  • Tools & Materials
  • Balance in Whips
  • Handle Properties
  • Thong & Fall (Taper Influence on Performance)
  • Kangaroo Leather
  • Cutting & Preparing Leather for Braiding
  • Braiding Technique
  • Plaiting Angles & Strand Drops
  • Bullwhips
    • Bullwhip Design
    • The Core
    • The 1st Belly
    • The Bolster
    • The 2nd Belly
    • The Overlay
    • Classic Bullwhip
  • Snakewhips
    • Snakewhip Design
    • Lead Weighting
    • Fillers
    • Belly & Overlay
  • Knots
    • Knot Shapes
    • Knot Foundations
    • Tying Turks Head Knots
    • Designing & Tying Custom TH Knots
  • Final Treatment
  • Making a Fall
  • Crackers
  • Plaiting Patterns
  • Wrist Loops
  • Maintenance
  • Problems & Solutions
  • Repairs
  • Glossary
  • and more!

The book is currently in editing with a preliminary release in June 2021 when a limited number of books will be printed. All pre-orders are guaranteed a copy of the book as soon as it becomes available!

Pre-order now to reserve your copy and get free shipping!

750sek* (~90usd/114aud/113cad)

*795sek (~79euro) with VAT for customers within the European Union

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