Introduction: Leather Whip
It is very easy to make with just a few tools and supplies.
Step 1: Things You Will Need
what you will need
Chalk or wax marking tool
Rotary cutter and mat
Glue that works on leather - It needs to stay flexible once it has dried.
20 x24" piece of Leather, light weight with a nice soft finish on the other side.
I bought mine at a hobby store.
Mark the leather with the chalk on the wrong side( the soft side). If you don't have a chalk pen you can mark the face with a ball point pen but it is not forgiving at all! You need to mark out a 18 x 24" rectangle.
Step 3: Cut Out With Rotary Cutter.
Cut out with rotary cutter.
Mark 5 1/2 inches along the 24 inch length.
Mark ever 1/2 inch, up to the 5 1/2 inch the full length. You are making out the strips to be cut. the 5 1/2 x 24 inch unmarked section will become the handle.
Cut with rotary along the 1/2" marks. be sure not to cut into the unmarked section
Spread glue along the uncut portion of the leather. I used the nozzle then my fingers to speread the glue In a thin layer. This takes a bit if time but the extra time helps the glue get a little tacky.
Roll the leather up as tight as you can in the glued area. Try to get the first roll as tiny as possible so the handle is round and not oval instead.
Once the handle is rolled trace the end on to a scrap piece of leather. Cut out the circle. this will cover the end up.
this will cover the end up. glue on. i left mine bigger then cut back after it was glued on.
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