Instructables: exploring - workshop - Paracord Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:05:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy lathe projects : Brass glow in the dark paracord ornaments
Easy lathe projects : Brass glow in the dark paracord ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> ch5 Sometimes you don't want to brain too much in the shop.Also novelty paracord beads and ornaments can reach ridiculous prices, especially once some famous blogger incorporated them in an article (Yeah, turns out 3 figure price beads are a thing even when not in precious metals...)So here are some of ...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:56:01 PDT
Survival axe
Survival axe - More DIY How To Projects]]> MK DIY I made this very simple and lightweight tool to use it while camping, hiking or fishing, my favourite activities in nature.Materials: old saw blade, rope, matte black paint.Tools: angle grinder with grinding and cut off wheel, belt sander, drillpress, shop torch. Cutting the shape I cut the...

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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:34:21 PDT
Tame Your Air Hose
Tame Your Air Hose - More DIY How To Projects]]> Alex in NZ Make it much easier to control a lightweight airtool by adapting your flexible hose.Materials required:-ParacordCable ties Problem Using a lightweight air-tool like an upholstery stapler requires some delicacy. The weight and inflexibility of a standard air hose puts torsion onto the tool and mak...
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Fri, 9 Sep 2016 14:17:07 PDT
DIY File knife /w minimal tools
DIY File knife /w minimal tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gravelle Knives This video I made shows how to make a file knife using minimal tools in about an hour. The main tool used to make this knife was a $30 angle grinder from Harbor Freight. All the materials total to under $10 (if you don't have them laying around).
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 21:39:37 PDT
Clothes Drying Rack Out of Pallets and Paracord
Clothes Drying Rack Out of Pallets and Paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> lightnin9 Dries a full load of laundry, even in the shade. Made from 3 of the planks from the bottom of a pallet, locked together in an isosceles triangle. Get 3 side bottom planks from 2 EUR pallets and draw cut lines The 2 bottom "skid" planks on either side of the pallet are a little skinnier, which is ...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 07:57:38 PDT
How to Make a Primitive Survival Knife!
How to Make a Primitive Survival Knife! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Salamander workshop In this video, I show in time-lapse mode, how to craft a primitive survival knife from from high carbon steel.If you liked it be sure to check out my youtube and subscribe!
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 01:52:14 PDT
An Unconventional Beer Caddy
An Unconventional Beer Caddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G One thing I've noticed about beer caddies is that they look more or less the same; like a much nicer version of the classic cardboard six-pack carrier crossed with a vintage toolbox. That got me wondering; is there really no other way to make a beer caddy? In this project I had three goals: I ...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 08:32:33 PDT
Simple Pallet Chair
Simple Pallet Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Me2free The problem was that we always hang outside at my one friend’s house, and the lawn chairs that we use always break. My solution was to design and build a chair cheaply, that hopefully won’t break soon, that can withstand the elements. Design I wanted a simple chair that was comfortable, and easy...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 18:10:20 PDT
Mitered Box With Paracord Handles
Mitered Box With Paracord Handles - More DIY How To Projects]]> MightyWood Making a mitered plywood box with paracord handles.To store wooden building blocks I made a box from plywood with mitre joints and handles made of paracord. My son gave it a special paint job.This project is an entry for the STRING contest 2016. Please make sure you vote for it in the upper right co...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:21:54 PDT
DIY PVC Crossbow
DIY PVC Crossbow - More DIY How To Projects]]> WillG36 AboutThis is an easy to do crossbow made from wood and PVC pipe that require only handheld tools. This crossbow was designed to be easily dismountable so you can take it anywhere you want.By the way, it's my first Instructable ever...This Instructable was made for the “Hand tools only – 2016” and "F...
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 07:32:09 PDT
Workshop and outdoor knife
Workshop and outdoor knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> Layer 8 For the most time in the workshop I need a knife to cut or scrape something. In the beginning I had a knife to cut and a scraper to scrape. But every time I had to change the tool. Also I have some knifes which are to nice to actually work with them.So I've started to build my own tool which needed ...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 04:49:43 PDT
Restore an axe!
Restore an axe! - More DIY How To Projects]]> d3ath101 I made my axe better, restored if you will... Here you go! The gig. So, I have this axe.... so noone ever.It is beat, it is old, it is rustyish. I do not even know what the handle was made of...But I decided it needed to be restored. Well, made a littler better, fixed, look cool. To me atleast.So...
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 20:21:11 PST
Paracord Pull-Cord
Paracord Pull-Cord - More DIY How To Projects]]> JmsDwh Paracord is incredibly strong stuff and people use it for all kinds of things. In a pinch, it can be used to replace just about anything, and in my case it got my snowblower running again during a 2 day blizzard.I got tired of fixing my old snowblower, so I had to junk it. A friend gave me a 2 stage...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 20:41:48 PST
Nearly Indestructable Paracord Loops (rings)
Nearly Indestructable Paracord Loops (rings) - More DIY How To Projects]]> alanjamesblair So I've been working a lot with paracord recently. Projects include The Ultimate Survival Paracord Belt with Survival Pack Buckle, the Double-Wrap Adjustable Cobra-Weave, and the Bi-Color and Multi-Color Adjustable Trilobite, all pictured. Pending interest, I'll be writing these up soon. However, wh...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 23:19:05 PST
Weave Chair Seats With Paracord
Weave Chair Seats With Paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> kentdvm It's fairly easy to find old wooden chairs with broken out seat bottoms. Often the chair frame is solid, but no one is interested in reweaving the rush bottom. When I found 5 old chairs in the rafters of a barn I decided to hack them with paracord! This is a fun project which will add a pop of col...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 10:46:27 PST
BSB Paracord Jig
BSB Paracord Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> ForrestW I call it the BSB because it stands for, Bilaterally Symmetrical Paracord Jig. The second B is because it was the second plan I came up with. It is a simple jig to help you create paracord bracelets and possibly lanyards up to thirteen inches. This first design (Model A) I drafted on Google Sketchup...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:36:13 PST
Fence Paling Tote
Fence Paling Tote - More DIY How To Projects]]> mlawing Over the summer, I helped a family member replace a section of fence. The boards were purchased were taller than needed, so each was cut to the same length, leaving fairly uniform off-cuts. So, naturally, I saved the off-cuts from all 18 fence palings. Fast-forward a few months later, and I need a w...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 20:52:28 PST
2x4 chair
2x4 chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Me2free In this instructable I am going to show you how to build a simple and comfortable chair out of three objects. It’s cheap easy to do and requires minimal tools so anybody can do it. Step 1: Materials and Tools The materials you will need for this project include - 2x4 (you will need at ...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 06:48:58 PST
Homemade Knife
Homemade Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sletten7 Since the beginning of time man has been consumed in interest of making weapons. Well to feed into your interest I will guide you on how to make a sturdy post apocalyptic lookingish knife. Not the most professional looking piece of cutlery but good enough for a first. So to begin you need to get a f...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 19:22:44 PST
How to make a Bo Shuriken.
How to make a Bo Shuriken. - More DIY How To Projects]]> ZekeF This is how I made my Bo Shuriken, it took me a while to figure it out and hopefully my instructable will help you as well. Materials You wil need:1) A drill2) A bench sander3) Some 150 grit sandpaper (or higher for a more polished look)4) A steel rod of your choice (I used 3/8 inch but you can u...
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 12:52:01 PDT
The 3 in 1 PVC Paracord Jig
The 3 in 1 PVC Paracord Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> hsanford I love working with paracord. My dad introduced me to this totally cool medium about two years ago. I started tying and never looked back! I love all the different knots, braids, and weaves that can be created and the camaraderie I've discovered from meeting other Paracorders on-line and in person....
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:14:43 PDT
Paracord 4-Peg Spool Knitting
Paracord 4-Peg Spool Knitting - More DIY How To Projects]]> thuyla Here is what I’ve got for my paracord 4-peg spool knitting kit. This is a very cheap and easy DIY project. So let me show you how:WHAT DO YOU NEED: a PVC Coupling - 2.25 inches outer diameter (bought at HomeDepot for $1.49). 4 Cotter Pin - 2 inches long (bought at HomeDepot for $1.53) Supper Glu...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 13:46:43 PDT
How to make a quick and easy slip knot
How to make a quick and easy slip knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> dakotadsxl Hi lets get started make a loop.go under loop.then over loop.then through other side.DoneTHANKS FOR CHECKING ME OUT!!!
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Tue, 12 May 2015 09:18:31 PDT
Wrist Multi-Tool of Copper and Paracord
Wrist Multi-Tool of Copper and Paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> capnpez First of all, I've been a long-time fan of Instructables and I have finally decided to pull the trigger on my first entry (finally being a contributing member of society!). That said, I only recently (yesterday) thought of actually making this thing. This is mostly due to seeing a commercially made ...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 16:07:47 PDT
Acrobat Cable Cam
Acrobat Cable Cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mrballeng As I've been making instructables, I've had a good time making videos for my projects. This creation gives me a chance to flex my creative license. It's an all angles cable trolley for your camera. It gives a way to film rolling or panning shots from both a bird's eye or worm's eye view. You can us...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:08:50 PDT
Hands free flashlight
Hands free flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> scarletking Looking for a way to see in dark places while still using both your hands for the job at hand? Look no further. Hand held flashlight My work requires me to have a headlamp, like most guys I like the best toys that I can afford, this means that I have several head lamps laying around. Now what to ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:41:33 PDT
Paracord Pegboard Lanyard (space saving shop hack)
Paracord Pegboard Lanyard (space saving shop hack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> MoTinkerGNome Afternoon Tinkers, Inventors Hackers and Makers. I have been going stir crazy with the cold and figured to be a better TinkerGNome I needed to revisit my work space. Currently I don't have enough storage for my tools and project bits. I am planning on using quite a quantity of pegboard in the coming...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:36:47 PST
Stylish Grommet Tool Belt
Stylish Grommet Tool Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> BarbMakesThings I lead tinkering sessions with kids, which means that I'm always on my feet, and always stick tools and materials in my pockets to get them out of the way or have them available at a moment's notice. This means that I wind up with wildly packed pockets and have to be careful not to throw a sharpie i...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:21:34 PST
Martin the Lumberjack & his friend Rebecca - Theatre Dolls
Martin the Lumberjack & his friend Rebecca - Theatre Dolls - More DIY How To Projects]]> cdstudioNH This weekend's woodworking project was Carving. Last weekend we made the Scarf/mitten/hat rack which could be considered fairly utilitarian, so we had planned to do something whimsical for our second project. Beside...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 23:24:12 PST
Compact Grappling hook
Compact Grappling hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mrballeng When I was a kid I made little grappling hooks out of paper clips. No G.I. JOE was complete without one! Now that I'm all grown I've graduated from paper clips. Last year I made my son a Katana Letter Opener for Christmas. This year I made him a grappling hook. It screws apart for compact storage an...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:37:04 PST
Paracord Cable Ties
Paracord Cable Ties - More DIY How To Projects]]> kdemenz Easy to make cable ties using short paracord scraps. Materials Paracord Scraps, at least 3" long (1)Jewelry Wire, x gauge (2)Wire cutters (3)Lighter or candle (4)You don't have to use scraps.Just make sure you gut the paracord and that you'll a little more wire than paracord. Measure Measure t...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:01:35 PDT
Milk Crate Chair for camping or Vinyl Storage Upgrade
Milk Crate Chair for camping or Vinyl Storage Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> MattTheMaker Milk Crates are great form of modular storage! I came up with an easy upgrade that lets you use them as a chair to maximize small spaces. Perfect for camping, vinyl, dorms, and tiny houses!Materials Milk Crate: If you place on using this for storing vinyl I've found that 13.75'' on all sides work...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 16:11:06 PDT
Paracord Length Measuring Device
Paracord Length Measuring Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> rodneybones When measuring large volumes of paracord, a tape measure can get awkward. Long have I wanted a Manual length Measuring Device, but I really can't afford the price.Enter the do-it-yourself version. I spent less than $15 on parts, and am quite happy with the result. Materials Chunk of WoodYou need ...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:00:09 PDT
Survival knife 2
Survival knife 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> mandamados It's my second attempt to make knifes. I use Uddeholm Arne tool steel, 6mm thick. Grinding I used Uddeholm Arne tool steel, 6mm thick. But the knife should be about 4.4 mm thick, so it should be ground. Design the blade Shape of the knife Cut the blade with an angle grinder Finishing the...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:11:48 PDT
Elephant - Knotless Gear Tie Remix
Elephant - Knotless Gear Tie Remix - More DIY How To Projects]]> laffinm I made this Instructable as an entry for the Remix contest. If you like it, please vote for me in the contest. Thank you. I was searching across Instructables when I came upon Mr. Balleng's Fish Bone Knotless Gear Tie. I read through his instructable and loved the idea. I also had recently seen the ...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:18:02 PDT
Correas de cuerda industriales
Correas de cuerda industriales - More DIY How To Projects]]> herb.karg Cómo hacer tus propias correas de cuerda flexibles industriales con alambre de cobre y paracord. Reemplazan bien los correas de cuerda normales. Para este instructable, necesitarás:  cinta métrica - para medir el alambre tijeras - para cortar el paracord cortacables -  paracord ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:42:10 PDT
wrapping a mini mag-lite with paracord
wrapping a mini mag-lite with paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> Teeheedude68 Wrap your mini mag-lite with an easy paracord wrap materials you need a •knife or scissors•lighter•the mini mag-lite•6.5 feet of paracord starting the wrap make a small knot at the top then start your first stitch. you take the long string and make a loop behind the Maglite. then pull the sam...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 06:18:36 PDT
Creaking box spring into bed slats
Creaking box spring into bed slats - More DIY How To Projects]]> andyhoffman17 I hope you find this instructable usefull as it was a life saver for me. I had a creaking box spring that was driving me crazy. It was about 15 years old and rather than shell out the cash for a new one, I decided to break it up and use the wooden slats directly on the bed frame.Not all box springs ...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 06:39:43 PDT
Boa Paracord Gun Sling
Boa Paracord Gun Sling - More DIY How To Projects]]> masalust I made this for my husband and decided that it was a good idea to make an instructable for the Boa Braid because it took me some time to find any reference to it let alone how to do it step by step. I hope that I am able to explain it well enough for you to make this braid for what ever use you with...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 22:30:10 PDT
Parastand - More DIY How To Projects]]> Brady Bixler This Parastand is meant to make it easier to measure lengths of paracord out. If you want more than 3 feet of paracord all you have to do is double back and so on and so forth. I hope you enjoy! Parastand Materials: Screws, saw, wood boards (x2), roll of wire(x3) each of should be at least 15 1/2...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 12:46:02 PST
Paracord and Pulley Hanging Table
Paracord and Pulley Hanging Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matt2 Silver Before going to bed I often like to work on my computer, watch a movie, read a book, or just enjoy a cup of tea.  Juggling all of these things on a bouncy bed can be difficult and frustrating so I designed and built a table that can be raised and lowered over my bed to make my life easier.  When I w...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:38:09 PST
Paracord Bracelet Jig
Paracord Bracelet Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> Wink79 I hope this instructable helps those who wish to make their own jig for making paracord items. I made this jig with wood that I had laying around to handle three different size buckles and two pins. It can make up to an 18" bracelet, collar, key fob, etc.My wood working skills are mediocre at best, ...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:01:44 PST
3/8th Marlinspike
3/8th Marlinspike - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mrballeng I made this marlinspike to make paracord knot work easier. The turkshead knot at the top acts as a knob which fits into your palm. I machined it from 3/8" aluminum bar. You can read more about marlinspikes below.    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:08:45 PST
Industrial Twist Ties
Industrial Twist Ties - More DIY How To Projects]]> herb.karg Thanks to seadraggin's Instructible DIY flexible tie ties for the inspiration. The only real difference between the two is the metal used for the innards. Make your own industrial strength flex ties with copper wire and paracord. Serves as a great replacement for cable ties. For this instructibl...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 15:25:00 PST
Wood table top tool box
Wood table top tool box - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging I need an easy to access tool box for my work area. This is not your standard tool box it is made more for a tape holder, bit holder, marker holders. Supplies and tools toolssawtape measredrillstraight edgejig sawSuppleswoodscrewsmetal barsdrill bits Building the frame I had scrap wood around ...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:04:07 PST
Paracord Key Chain
Paracord Key Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> pucksurfer Ever lost one key that you need in a big pile of keys and it takes forever to find it? Well, This is an easy way to keep track of your keys and it will only take around five minutes! All you need is some paracord, a key, and glue (optional). I found a key that I was looking for in a big pile of keys...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 11:20:14 PST
Paracord Helping Hand
Paracord Helping Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> phil35581 In this instructable I'll show you another great use for para-cord. This is my favorite. It is a helping hand. It has a multitude of uses and it will be reusable for a long time. It can be made from scraps that you may already have laying around. The cost is very little. And it is really simple to m...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 23:42:25 PST
Hanging mason jars
Hanging mason jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> famalil Quick easy storage Gather 550 Cord and Mason jars with just the rim.(Optional) washer and lighter Get your spacing Depending on what you want to store will determine the spacing if not you can just leave enough room for you to reach in. Getting the length of your cord Starting just below th...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 16:09:13 PST
awesome hanging para cord basket
awesome hanging para cord basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> angry king ​PLEASE VOTE THIS FOR PARA-CORD and creative. GTARING MATIRIALS 1.TAKE SOME PARA CORD(20 FEET) 2. SCISSORS 2. TWO LOOPS OF IRON WIRE. make a knot in the small loop.make another knot in the big keeping one feet height.make another knot in small loop like V continue it and make z...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 03:05:19 PST
Old-school 550 Cord Motorcycle "Getback Whip"
Old-school 550 Cord Motorcycle "Getback Whip" - More DIY How To Projects]]> bkelly1012 There's a history behind these old-school biker or "getback" whips. Back in the day, you'd see bikers sporting whips - hanging from their clutch or brake levers as they rode. The leather whips were usually made from the biker's club colors - to display their colors and for club recognition. But the ...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 19:30:06 PST