The bullwhip that will have the ostrich leg handle has been making some progress. I’ve the the outer bolster attached:
And the overlay cut out:
I am having second thoughts about my choice to sue a thinner spring steel handle over a thicker steel spike. The main reason I’m doubting this is the thicker handle foundation will make a thicker handle and show off more of the grain of the ostrich handle.
I did just wrap the ostrich around the handle and it looks fine, you won’t miss out on any of it. If I do a whip like this again I’ll probably go with a thicker handle to see the difference.
Hopefully today I’ll manage to do the strand prep on the overlay (but not very likely that will happen).