Para Cord Dog Leash

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jarjarchef, May 17, 2014.

  1. jarjarchef

    jarjarchef Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Got a new dog a couple weeks ago. He is a rescue 3x...... My stepson has friend that rescued him and parents freaked out, so my son adopted him and he had to move and one of the roommates has a cat and it did not work, so we were watching him till he figured out what to do. Well after some initial complaints from me he is staying. So I figured I would make him a one of a kind leash. I made one for our Aussie and when looking for a new one to make I found one to buy that I really liked. So after a lot of looking I figured out a close replica.

    I did a 6 strand round braid around a core. I also did a turkshead knot to finish it off. I am happy with my first run at both knots......

    I placed the green as the core and used the excess for the turkshead on each end. 20' was the length. I could have cut it a couple feet shorter, but will not. I like having a good amount to work with.

    For the 6 strands I made 3 ea at 25' and folded them in half and ran them through the eye of the clip. After making the braid 80" I folded over the braid 8" and back braided to secure it.
  2. merrymanb

    merrymanb Fire Starter

    Looks great. Do you make this for sale?
  3. jarjarchef

    jarjarchef Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Thank you.

    No I dont really sell them. It is just a hobby I got into to bond with one of my daughters. She has now found boys and I have a bunch of paracord to use up.

    They are not hard to make, just very time consuming. The time part is why I dont try to sell them. I would not know how to price it where both side feel good about the price.

    If you want to make one of your own PM me and I can share some of the info I have.
  4. Nice work!!!
    Looks real cool!

  5. That's a nice custom leash man  [​IMG]
  6. jarjarchef

    jarjarchef Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Thank you guys.
  7. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    That is Cool! At 13, my dog only has the energy to go out once a day. The rest of the time she pees the hallway carpet. Making the Mrs.crazy but what can be done?...JJ

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