Thursday, October 22, 2015

Whipped Dog 22 mm Silver Tip

I received my Whipped Dog 22 mm Silver Tip in the mail today. I put it into all my handles in waiting for a photo shoot. Same knot/different handles. I will have to decide which handle to put it in.

Post bloom: this may be its new home.

De-Funking an Animal Hair Knot

Here I follow Larry's instructions for odor removal of a natural hair brush knot.

Soak the brush in Oxi Clean laundry stain remover, or an equivalent product, for 2 to 3 minutes. Rinse thoroughly in running water.
Repeat 3 more times.

Oxi Clean in water

First wash/rinse.

Second wash/rinse

Thrid wash/rinse

Fourth wash/rinse


Rinse and towel dry

I put the knot in a toilet paper core for drying.

Post bloom: nice.
Handle JR #27 finished and knot set.

More pictures tomorrow.


  1. Does the paper towel core keep it from getting a big bloom making difficult to set? I'm glad you have to decide. They all look good.

    1. Thanks, Don. I used the core to tame the bloom initially. It also absorbed some of the water. It bloomed out pretty well anyhow. I am putting golden oak stain on the handle today.

  2. Which handle and what number? I may still want to do another deal. I have a driftwood look in mind .

    1. That would be the New Jayaruh #27, bird's eye maple with golden oak stain, modeled after one of my Made Rite handles.