Knotting and Splicing Ropes and Cordage
When it comes to explaining crafters' tools and techniques, craftsman Paul N. Hasluck is a true master. In Knotting and Splicing Ropes and Cordage, Hasluck covers everything, from the basics of rope formation to trying useful knots, splicing rope, working cordage, tying fancy knots, using different ties and lashings, and more--all among more than 200 intricate illustrations. Great for sailors, Scouts, climbers, cavers, rescue workers, or anyone who is simply interested in learning the skills behind knotting and splicing, this classic work holds the very foundation of the art.
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bight block boat knot bulb carrick bend centre Chain Knot circumference Clew close clove hitch coils cord cordage crossed crown Diamond Knot double Eye Knot fastening fibres finished Flat Rope Socket Flemish knot grommet half hitches hand hauled taut hemp rope hole hook hoops knot Fig laid Lark’s Head lashing left-handed length long splice long strand loop marled marlinespike hitch method nettles overhand knot parcel passed round piece of wood Pitcher Knot pull put round reef knot right-handed splice rivets Rope Ladder Rope Splice ropeyarn round seizing round the rope round the standing rungs running knot sailor’s knot secure selvage sennit served short splice shortening shown in Fig side Sling slip small stuff spike spunyarn strain stropping tapered thimble three strands thrums thumb tight timber hitch toggle turns twine twist unlay wall knot whipping Wire Rope yarns Yoke Line