the base of the handle is the "butt knot" and the smaller knot
on down the the thong of a bullwhip is the "transition knot."
Wristloop extending from the butt knot is optional, and available
braided with different numbers of strands. Click
on the icon for a few of the knot designs available.
|Plait Count & Patterns
with anywhere from 4 strands
to 48. Click the icon to go to the photo gallery where you can
see many whips with different plait counts, beautiful one, two or three
tone patterns, and even braided-in initials. Get creative here,
or let us help you to get creative - there are literally thousands of
different patterns and pattern combinations you could have braided into
made whips with uniquely colored falls (hand-dyed the same way we
do our black falls). We
have also made many whips (flogs actually) with multiple falls, braided
multiple falls, and multiple falls with unique tips. If you can
dream it up, we can make it happen. All you have to do is ask.
be braided in one color, two colors, even three colors or
more. Click on the icon for examples of the variety of colors we
braid with. Be sure to contact us before ordering though, because
not all colors are always available - we are very picky about making
sure the leather we choose to use is nothing but the best quality.
find exactly what you're looking for on our other whip
pages? Searching for someone to execute your unique and original
braided leather idea? Look no further. MidWestWhips'
whipmakers have the leatherworking experience to make your design a
To the left are just a few of the different parts of a whip that are
most commonly customized, but the options for customization are really
practically limitless. Featured below is a photo of one of our
favorite examples of our customers' ingenuity and creativity in
creating a custom whip design: the
appropriately named Stokes Katana Whip. With this customer's
permission, this unique and original design by MidWestWhips has become
a part of our Signature
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