Knack Knots You Need: Step-by-Step instructions for More Than 100 of the Best Sailing, Fishing, Climbing, Camping and Decorative Knots

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Rowman & Littlefield, Sep 2, 2008 - Sports & Recreation - 208 pages

Untie the mystery of knot-making with this clever and handy guide. This new compendium presents all the knots you need to know, with brightly colored photographs enabling you to easily follow the instructions. In addition, the book includes copious information on using knots in most popular activities. With its clear step-by-step instructions and friendly tone, this is the one volume you can count on to guide you toward quick success in knot-making.

With a full range of stoppers, bends, loops, and hitches, and extensive cross references for multi-use knots, Knack Knots You Need includes more than 500 photos and instructions for knots you need for:

  • Camping
  • Boating
  • Climbing
  • Fishing
  • Crafts

Key features of Knack Knots You Need

  • Step-by-step instructions for all knots
  • Colorful, brand-new, easy-to-follow photography
  • Knots for camping, boating, climbing, fishing, decorative projects, and more
  • Knots in Action photo gallery, showing how the knots are used

Get the Knack!

  • Visually organized format makes information easier-than-ever to find
  • More than 400 color photos to simplify the techniques
  • Big book, layflat binding, clear instructions
  • Big Resource chapter with useful websites

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Buck Tilton is a regular columnist for Backpacker magazine as well as a wilderness medicine expert. His many books for Falcon have sold more than 100,000 copies combined. He lives in Lander, Wyoming.

Bob Hede is a photographer based out of Lander, Wyoming.

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