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  • cougarsden117
    ... interesting. ... guy in ... forever ... makes it ... horse ... years ago ... I have ... stuff (4-6 ... some ... sites will not
    Message 1 of 8 , Jun 29, 2009
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      --- In knottyers@yahoogroups.com, ew <ewestfall@...> wrote:
      >
      > There are western oriented shops that sell horsehair. :) In different
      > (natural) colors, and in different lengths. Do a google search.
      >
      > Tail hair for braiding, mane hair (usually) for rope...
      >
      > Beautiful half-hitched horsehair bridles are often available on eBay
      > (expensive as they take hours and days to make), often books are
      > offered on the subject as well.
      >
      > Braided horsehair is usually composed of 8 strand square braids
      > sewn together.
      >
      > AnitaW
      >
      > Heather Twist wrote:
      > >
      > > I saw a video called "making horsehair rope" which is really
      interesting.
      > > http://www.hairwork.com/Videos/making_horsehair_rope_video.htm
      > >
      > > <http://www.hairwork.com/Videos/making_horsehair_rope_video.htm>The
      guy in
      > > the video is an old Mexican guy who looks like he's been doing this
      forever
      > > with his buddies. The video itself is more or less real time, which
      makes it
      > > kind of amazing ... in the course of the video the hair goes from a
      horse
      > > tail to a nice rope, with equipment that could have been made 100
      years ago
      > > (and maybe was!).
      > >
      > > My problem is where to get the horsehair ... I have angora goats and
      I have
      > > lots of wool collected to try it with goat hair. It's pretty long
      stuff (4-6
      > > inches) though not as long as horsehair.
      > >
      > > On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 3:27 AM, cougarsden117
      cougarsden117@...wrote:
      > >
      > > > There are no instructional sites, the only thing I ever found was
      some
      > > > braiding sites, nothing dealing with horsehair, and horsehair
      sites will not
      > > > share any tips or tricks, tried that myself...
      > > > best you can do is trial and error.....
      > > > you can check out my site though if you want
      > > > www.treasuredtails.us
      > > >
      > > > Karen
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > ------------------------------------
      > > >
      > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > --
      > > Heather Twist
      > > http://eatingoffthefoodgrid.blogspot.com/
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      > > ------------------------------------
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
    • Heather Twist
      Thanks! I ll check it out.
      Message 2 of 8 , Jun 29, 2009
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        Thanks! I'll check it out.


        On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 5:02 AM, ew<ewestfall@...> wrote:
        > There are western oriented shops that sell horsehair. :) In different
        > (natural) colors, and in different lengths. Do a google search.
        >
        > Tail hair for braiding, mane hair (usually) for rope...
        >
        > Beautiful half-hitched horsehair bridles are often available on eBay
        > (expensive as they take hours and days to make), often books are
        > offered on the subject as well.
        >
        > Braided horsehair is usually composed of 8 strand square braids
        > sewn together.
        >
        > AnitaW
        >
        >
      • Dan
        hello knottyers.. ...i tried the new Bing (Images) http://www.bing.com/ ...i entered: horsehair braiding ...and a lot of nice horsehair stuff came up!!...some
        Message 3 of 8 , Jul 3, 2009
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          hello knottyers..
          ...i tried the new Bing (Images)

          http://www.bing.com/

          ...i entered: horsehair braiding
          ...and a lot of nice horsehair stuff
          came up!!...some very nice work!...

          Dan-Alaska
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