Making my own strap

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by Bertotti, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Gretschified

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal
    you could make a nice bullwhip!

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  2. Bertotti

    Bertotti Country Gent

    Jul 20, 2017
    South Dakota
    I still have my Tijuana bull whip from 1986.
     
  3. Bertotti

    Bertotti Country Gent

    Jul 20, 2017
    South Dakota
    IMG_9968.jpg IMG_9967.jpg Well since this is a small project it travels with me so I get a bit more work time with it. I have come up with a way to terminates the ends without the small clamp! Sadly after all of this, the weave has shrunk the braid to far to be of use so I either have to unbraid six inches or so and braid in more come up with end I can attach to this to complete the length. I knew it would shorten and intended to add ends but I am shorter then I thought, in reality, and with this piece! Doh!
     
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  4. Bertotti

    Bertotti Country Gent

    Jul 20, 2017
    South Dakota
    I think it will be dyed Green, turquoise, or red. Anyone for keeping it natural? The issue will be the ends might be a different color, which could very well work out great.
     
  5. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
  6. Bertotti

    Bertotti Country Gent

    Jul 20, 2017
    South Dakota
    The strap or your women? bwahahahahaa sleepy head funnies, probably won't be funny at all in a few hours but it is now!
     
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  7. j.s.c

    j.s.c Country Gent

    Aug 19, 2008
    france
    Great I would love to learn doing this...
     
  8. Bertotti

    Bertotti Country Gent

    Jul 20, 2017
    South Dakota
    It was surprisingly simple once Ingot the pattern under my fingers. I would loose my place then wind up unwinding a few courses to figure out where I was but it really is fairly easy.
     
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