Plaiting Project

Plaiting Project

One of the projects I’ve been working on is braiding over some rods, they will be part of a chandelier. ¬†Orignally the rods were supposed to be 10 feet each (4 rods), so I cut out 32 strands at about 18 feet each for a total of about 576 feet of 9mm lace!
kangaroo lace

When I got the rods they were only 6 feet, so the plaiting job ended up being much easier!   However plaiting over a metal rod is much harder on your hands and arms than braiding a bullwhip.

Here’s the finished metal rods:

8 plait kangaroo

veg tanned drum stuffed kangaroo


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