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The Art of Braiding, Bosal II

 The 3rd book of instruction The Art of Braiding, Bosal II focuses upon adding contrasting color to the 16 plait, 8 bight nose button and heel knot of the bosal.

This book is approached as if we are working on this project together. The Art of Braiding, The Bosal I gave instructions on making a 12 plait bosal, 5/8" diameter core with a 6 bight nose button and heel knot, a good size to learn how to make a bosal or hackamore. The Art of Braiding, Bosal II now furthers that instruction to a 16 plait, 5/8" diameter core with an 8 bight nose button and heel knot. The book is very detailed in color and includes the following and more:

 

Price: $69.00

The Art of Braiding plastic spiral binding has recently been upgraded to a stronger yet attractive black wire binding, one that is not only resistant to heat and the wear and tear of rigorous use, but it still allows the book to lay flat open as the braider works through the instructional pages. We trust you will be please with this new binding. 
 

*Detail instruction on sizing materials needed.

 

*Plaiting 16 with instruction on tightening and finishing plaited core.

 *8 Bight nose button

*How to space for added color.
*How to add color in a balanced, symmetrical pattern.
*Adding 1st contrasting, then a 2nd contrasting color in 2 places to teach both skills.
*Adding contrasting color at the nose button ends.
*Tightening interweaves.
*Where and how to bury strings most effectively.

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  Instruction on the 8 bight heel knot.

*Adding contrasting color in the full pattern or in partial pattern.
*Learn to fill areas of the heel knot by adding rows in the areas needed.
*Tightening and finishing heel knot.

 

 

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*Decorative expanded 3 pass Spanish Ring Knot (braided on the top of the heel knot.)

 *Braided brow headstall with fiador.

*Instructions on braiding the button on end of fiador with hair tassel.

 

 *Instructions on tying the fiador and hackamore knot.

 

Instructional Western Prints:

Tying the Fiador

The Hackamore Knot

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Price: $69.00


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The ongoing series includes:

The Art of Braiding , The Bosal-Revised

The Art of Braiding - The Basics - Second Revised Ed.


The Art of Braiding, Romal Reins I

The Art of Braiding, Romal Reins ll

The Art of Braiding, Small Projects – Book 1

The Art of Braiding, Turk's Heads 1

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1-2 books - $8.50
3-7 books - $18.00

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