Creative Ropecraft

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Sheridan House, Inc., 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 124 pages
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This book is the standard work on the subject of practical and decorative knots and ropework.
 

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Fantastic book! easy to follow diagrams will have you tying all the knots you never thought you could tie in no time. Thank you Mr. Grainger!

Contents

Preface to the fourth edition
1
Cordage characteristics standard knots
7
Bindings multistrand knots and splices
24
Single strand fancy knots
41
Plaits and sennits of up to six strands
57
Multistrand combination knots
72
Covering and netting
88
Ropecraft design
103
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About the author (2000)

Stuart Grainger is a Master Mariner of wide experience. He is a member of the International Guild of Knot Tyers, has published many books and articles on the subject of knots and ropework, and has lectured on the subject far and wide. He lives in England.

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