Knotting and Splicing Ropes and Cordage (Paperback)

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Description


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.

When it comes to explaining crafters' tools and techniques, craftsman Paul N. Hasluck is a true master. His classic work Knotting and Splicing Ropes and Cordage covers:
  • The basics of rope formation
  • Tying useful knots
  • Splicing rope
  • Working cordage
  • Tying fancy knots
  • Using different ties and lashings
  • And more.

Knots include Overhand, Sailor’s Reef, Granny, Whipcord, Flemish Eye Bowline; Killick Hitch, Rolling Hitch, and more. With over 200 intricate illustrations.

About the Author


Paul N. Hasluck, a true woodworking guru, was the craftsman behind titles such as Manual of Traditional Wood Carving, The Handyman’s Book: Essential Woodworking Tools and Techniques, Rustic Carpentry, Traditional Glassworking Techniques, Metalworking, The Handyman’s Guide, and more.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781616086787
ISBN-10: 1616086785
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: August 1st, 2012
Pages: 160
Language: English