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  1. Tom or Mike just started his youtube channel. Really great videos that compliment his book as well. Tom Hall Braiding and Knots By Mike Hickey
  2. Flat Plait, Slotted Plait, Indian Chief...

    Google for Mystery Braid...
  3. Leather size for 4 strand braid

    Use 1/8th with a 550 cord as the core. This should put you pretty darn close to 1/4 inch.
  4. Leather size for 4 strand braid

    All is dependent upon your string width. I don't know your string size that you're using now.
  5. Starting braid

    Tom Hall Books are awesome. All are illustrated drawings. Can be purchased at Ubraidit....
  6. Friends need help

    If you're on Facebook, get i touch with Mike Hickey. He's the author and will most likely help you out.

    Okay. Lace can be ordered at Y-Knot Lace. Order the 1/8th lace. It's all kangaroo string. Order a book by Tom Hall named Introduction to Turks Heads. It can be ordered here Introduction to Turks Heads from U-Braid it... That should get you started.

    Where do you live? USA or other?
  9. Expanding a Herringbone Knot

    I trust you used the 5part 4bight TH to do this. So I will send you an enlargement process that is not of the same type of knot. But the technique is the same. Download the instructions from the link below. Yes its a good link. The pdf file is too large to upload here. Enlargement Tutorial PDF
  10. Bolo Cord

    450 para-cord might do the job.
  11. Bolo Cord

    How many strings do you plan to use?
  12. Book on learning leather braiding

    Tom Hall; Introduction to turks heads, More western tack tips. Located Here; Bruce Grant; Encyclopedia of Leather Braiding Located Here; Ron Edwards; Advanced Leather Work Volume 2 Located Here;
  13. How to round braid

    Core is just another piece of leather strand. You'll be braiding around that with 8 more strings. Sequence is Under 2, Over 2.
  14. Off the shelf braiding soap options?

    maybe about 30mins or so ahead. you should not have to do any removal because this will also condition the strings.
  15. Off the shelf braiding soap options?

  16. Lace Master

    That went fast... LOL
  17. Square Peg in a Round Hole

  18. Scorpion knot info wanted.

    no. it opens fine. it's just the image is too small for me to do either a search or reverse engineer for instructions.
  19. Latigo for braiding.

    Hardtke Contact Info Peter Hardtke 214-238-3936 hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00PM Monday thru Friday.
  20. From: Beveling Lace.

    Source: Beveling Lace.
  21. Scorpion knot info wanted.

    too bad the image is not large enough.
  22. A 6 string 2x2 Round Gaucho Braid. This is apart of The Braiders Journal. Brian...
  23. A Braid Re-Discovered. But Not Seen...

    The Braiders Journal is a pamphlet series on braiding and knot tying that at one time was distributed. Georg Schaake, Dr. John Turner, D.A. Segwick and a few others were involved in the development of the series.