Cat O’ Nine Tails

Cat O’ Nine Tails

Yesterday the kangaroo skin for the Cat O’ Nine Tails arrived:

Drum stuffed veg tanned kangaroo

I’m making a pair of these and normally in the past when I’ve made them they handle was make like a signal whip with a shot core and not rigid.  These are being made with a fiberglass handle which will be fairly rigid, but still have a bit of flex to them.

Here’s one of them with one of the tails plaited and the lace for two more attached:

cat o nine tails

Plaiting all the tails and tying all the knots is very time consuming!

Louie
http://bullwhips.org 

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