This idea is by no means original, but this is a prototype of a design I’ve wanted to try for a while. These aren’t currently available to be ordered, but maybe one day in the future I’ll add this style to my online store. The handle is 16.5″ and turned on the lathe from laminated Padauk and Oak blank with an Aussie style keeper attached to the handle instead of the traditional cow whip cup. The thong is a standard nylon stockwhip style.
A nylon bullwhip I finished over the weekend; going to Maryland:
You can order your own here.
This is a photo performer Todd Various sent me of him holding a pair of my FCE stockwhips at a festival in Germany. The interesting thing about it is that these whips aren’t his. They actually belong to a performer in Brazil who happened to be at the same event and Todd was trying them out. It demonstrates to me that you just never know where your whips will be seen.