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Saddle Tan Roo & Roo Rawhide Bosal Set
 

 Western Braided Tack by Gail Hought

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  Braided Horse Tack
Leather & Rawhide Braided Tack 
 
Bosals - Hackamores
Headstalls

Braided Collector Sets
Braided Accessories
Bosal Measurements
Photo Gallery of older work by Gail Hought
 

Leather Horse Tack
Leather Tack by Eric Hought

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Braiding Lessons - Private Instruction

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Braiding Kits

Basic Button & Knot Braiding Kits
Complete Beginner Braiding Kits
Pre-lesson Beginner Kit
Bosal Kits -
Key Fob Kits

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 Bosal Kit
 

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Braiding Supplies

Small Tools & Supplies
Hand Cut Kangaroo Lacing

Kangaroo Trimmings - Bundles
Jarrett Pistole's Rawhide Photos
 

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Leather Braiding Instruction at Horse Expo - May 9-12

Latest Book!!!!

"The Art of Braiding, Turk's Head II "

All the Turk's heads and interweave patterns in this book are new to me, therefore, I have not instructed them in any of my other books. As I was deciding on these, I explored many possibilities.  Of those possibilities, I only chose buttons and knots I felt I would want to braid again.   These were the ones I found fascinating, attractive and fun to braid.  Others I explored did not fit this criteria so were eliminated.  The buttons and knots included range from easy to braid to more complicated and challenging, but all are interesting and enjoyable to work.

There are a few new interweaves on the very versatile 5 part, 4 bight / 7 part, 6 bight series of Turk's heads. I have always considered these series of Turk's heads the most important to learn. You may find more reasons to learn it.

For more information or to order - "The Art of Braiding, Turk's Head II"
 
Articles

 

2 Pass Spanish Ring Knot
6 Bight Turk's Head
Efficiently Utilizing Materials

Bosal Necklace with hair tassels
Braiding a Key Fob
Building and Splitting Parallels

General rule for plaiting string length and string width
"Tying the Mecate"

 

Leather & Rawhide Braiding Books

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 Quick links to the are below for the Rawhide & Leather Braiding Books

 

 

"The Art of Braiding
The Basics - Third Revised Ed."

The necessary basic techniques for rawhide braiding & leather braiding, published in 2016.

Code # BK-B9

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 "The Art of Braiding, Small Projects - Book I


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 "The Art of Braiding, Long Pineapple Button"

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  "The Art of Braiding, Turk's Heads - I


Code # BK-B9

 "The Art of Braiding, Turk's Head II"

Published in 2018.

Code # BK-B12

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  "The Art of Braiding, Bosal I - Revised"

Complete instruction for braiding a bosal.

Code # BK-B2

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 "The Art of Braiding, Bosal II"

Instruction for adding color to a fancy bosal with fully braided headstall.

Code # BK-B4

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"The Art of Braiding, Romal I" 

Most detailed in series. Working and braiding with rawhide. Braiding & expanding long buttons. 8 New “Skill Builder” projects.

Code # BK-B5

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 The Art of Braiding, Romal Reins II

Figures braiding Santa Ynez romal reins. It is the most advanced of the braiding books with emphasis on learning the pattern of larger buttons. It also includes Elko style headstalls,.slit braiding and chapter about Ernie Ladouceur and curing rawhide.

Code # BK-B6

 

Braiding News: Introducing a New Mailing list

To better serve your braiding needs, we invite you to join our leather braider email mailing list. Periodically, we plan to send Braiding News that we trust will be of value. Included will be any new material or tool sources, new available books and information that might be of interest to braiders. If you would like to be included on our list, please send your email address to hought@hought.com. We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your interest.

Gail and Eric

Notice:  Braiding Newsletter Recipients

We send our braiding newsletter via email and if it is returned to us because of an email address change, we remove you from our list.  If your email address has changed and you wish to continue receiving our braiding newsletter, please update us with your current email.

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