I'm really good at starting projects and abandoning them. 99% of the time it's because I run into a Problem that I don't know how to tackle, or there is something that needs to be corrected, but correcting it would require a lot of work. (or a complete do-over, which is very unappealing when you've … Continue reading Remember that Show Saddle?
For the longest time I've been wanting to learn how to make better barrel or gaming reins. The easiest way to make them is with a regular three stand braid, and that looks nice enough: But I wanted to take it further and recreate this in miniature: I did some searching on different paracord braid … Continue reading Tutorial: Miniature Barrel Reins
I'm attempting to make at least one tack piece every month this year. This weekend I had time to put together the first, a western bridle made to fit Breyer's "Wyatt" mold: This was based off a photo of a Billy Royal bridle. I chose it because there were two new things I wanted to … Continue reading January Bridle
It's been another saddle pad and halter sort of week. The herd has also grown... uh, a bit, (some were tag-alongs) and several of them needed special saddle pads, because I guess that's a thing now in addition to halters and blankets. First, this navy swallowtail styled one. This is a mini version of full-sized … Continue reading Even more saddlepads