Knots and Nets - The Various Types, How to Make them and Practical Uses for them

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Read Books Ltd, May 31, 2013 - Sports & Recreation - 212 pages
This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to knots and netting, including information on the various types, how to make them, and practical uses for them. Complete with detailed, step-by-step instructions and many helpful illustrations, this volume is ideal for anyone with a practical interest in netting, and it would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. The chapters of this book include: “Knots”, “Basic Knots”, “Turk’s Head Knots”, “Stopper Knots”, “Knots – Cur, Hair and Gimp”, “Knotting and Splicing”, “Knots and Emergency Repairs”, “Nets, and How to Use Them”, “Tools and Materials”, “Calculating Sizes of Nets and Meshes”, etcetera. This antiquarian volume is being republished now in an affordable, modern, high quality edition - complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on rope, knots, and nets.
 

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Contents

Knots
8
Turks Head Knots
28
Knotting and Splicing
63
Nets and How to Use them
78
Tools and Materials
78

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