Encyclopedia of Knots and Fancy Rope Work


Author: Raoul Graumont,John J. Hensel
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781258857547
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Page: 682
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This is a new release of the original 1943 edition.

Encyclopedia of Knots and Fancy Rope Work


Author: Raoul Graumont,John J. Hensel
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781494122751
Category:
Page: 682
View: 6641
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This is a new release of the original 1943 edition.

Encyclopedia of Knots and Fancy Rope Work


Author: Raoul Graumont,John J. Hensel
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Pr/Tidewater Pub
ISBN: N.A
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 690
View: 4320
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This is unquestionably the greatest book on knots and rope work ever published, yet it is a valuable reference for anyone from eight to eighty. First published in 1939, it quickly becameand has remained for more than a half centurythe classic in its field. Truly comprehensive in scope, this encyclopedia begins with a history of knots and rope making and proceeds into the how-to of tying and of making useful and decorative articles with rope. More than 3,600 knots are described and illustrated in 348 full-page plates.

The Ashley Book of Knots


Author: Clifford Warren Ashley
Publisher: Doubleday Books
ISBN: 0385040253
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 620
View: 7296
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Traces the history of knot tying and offers illustrated instructions for nearly four thousand different knots

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Knots & Ropework


Author: Geoffrey Budworth
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781859679111
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 256
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Each of the knots described in this reference is clearly identified by category and step-by-step instructions and colour photographs explain how to tie or splice them. The author also includes information on ropes, their strengths and their uses.'

Creative Ropecraft


Author: Stuart Grainger
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574091151
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 124
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This book is the standard work on the subject of practical and decorative knots and ropework.

The Ultimate Book of Decorative Knots


Author: Lindsey Philpott
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1628734159
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 640
View: 3676
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All knots are useful, but many can also be very beautiful. Here, Lindsey Philpott, expert knot tyer, sets out to provide the most comprehensive, useful, and attractive book of decorative knots from around the world. Readers will learn the materials, methods, measurements, and tools needed to tie dozens of beautiful knots. Flat knots, round knots, square knots, covering knots—you name it, and this book has it. From braids to plaits to sinnets, here are step-by-step instructions accompanied by full-color photographs for the knot tyer’s reference. Chapters include: Getting Started Purely Decorative Knots Netting and Woven Knots Turk’s Head Knots Knob Knots And much more! Philpott provides a brief history of knotting, in addition to instructions and helpful images. Practical tips, like what materials not to use will advise beginners about the details of knot tying. Once you practice the knots illustrated in these pages, you can use the information to create your own individual style—and even some new knots! Handy reference book as well as a beautiful gift, this is an essential addition to every knot enthusiast’s library.

Knots, useful & ornamental


Author: George Russell Shaw
Publisher: Random House Value Pub
ISBN: 9780517460009
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 194
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Line drawings demonstrate the ways in which a variety of practical and decorative knots are fashioned

Handbook of Knots


Author: Raoul Graumont
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press/Tidewater Publishers
ISBN: 9780870330308
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 194
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Over 400 knots for all types of outdoor activities: sailing, crafts, trades, climbing. Clearly detailed & indexed by name, use.

The Arts of the Sailor

Knotting, Splicing and Ropework
Author: Hervey Garrett Smith
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486132684
Category: Transportation
Page: 256
View: 4130
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The perfect shipboard reference, this volume is packed with useful "hands-on" information: sailor's tools, basic knots, and useful hitches; handsewing and canvas work; dozens of other topics. Over 100 illustrations.

The Everything Knots Book

Step-By-Step Instructions for Tying Any Knot
Author: Randy Penn
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440522774
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 288
View: 8397
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Simple instructions on how to tie over 100 useful and decorative knots A well-tied knot is at once a practical tool and a work of art. With names like "hangman's noose" and "wagoneer's hitch," knots have a rich history of usefulness and an aesthetic appeal all their own. From the boat to the backyard, The Everything Knots Book provides simple instructions on how to tie knots for any situation. Written by Randy Penn, a member of the International Guild of Knot Tyers, this handy guide walks readers through the basics and offers myriad suggestions for creative uses of these knots. Mr. Penn shows readers how to: Choose the right rope and knot for the job Tie knots safely and securely Create decorative knots for clothing and accessories Practice knot-tying through games and exercises Packed with easy-to-follow instructions and clear illustrations, The Everything Knots Book makes learning this useful skill fun and easy.

The Marlinspike Sailor


Author: Hervey Garrett Smith
Publisher: Ravenio Books
ISBN: N.A
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: N.A
View: 3002
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This classic is organized as follows: Making Rope Behave Knot, Bend or Hitch? Anyone Can Splice The Short Splice The Long Splice The Stowage of Rope How to Lay Up a Grommet Whippings The Heaving Line Some Notes on Seizing Worming, Parceling and Serving The Running Turk’s Head The Star Knot The Tack Knot The Lanyard Knot Matthew Walker’s Knot A Simple Rope Mat Ladder Mat and Block Mat A Russian or Walled Mat A Sword Mat A Rope Ladder with a New Twist Plaited Sennits Crown Sennits Rope Handles Coach whipping Grafting, Pointing and Hitching Cockscombing The Sea Chest Deadeyes and Lanyards Decorative Wall Bag Tom Crosby’s Ditty Sox The Rigger’s Little Helper Wooden Bilge Pumps Palm and Needle Practice The Ditty-Bag The Sea Bag The Bell Rope Wooden Cleats Rope Fenders Stropped Blocks Canvas Deck Bucket Rigging a Jackline Sail Stop Bag Some Notes on the Use of “Taykles” A Lanyard for a Cannon The Catboat Race Making a Mast Boot The Water Jug Registration Numbers Art and Yacht Design Synthetic Fibers and Their Characteristics

Des Pawson's Knot Craft and Rope Mats

60 Ropework Projects Including 20 Mat Designs
Author: Des Pawson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472922808
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 176
View: 8345
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This wonderful collection of Des Pawson's personal ropecraft recipes combines an expanded and now full-colour collection of projects from Des's popular Des Pawson's Knot Craft, together with 20 new and brilliant mat designs. Readers can learn how to make 60 different ropework projects, including mats, bellropes, key fobs, fenders and doorstops. Along with fascinating titbits of nautical history as background to many projects and guidance as to how they can be the starting point for many other items, Des gives step-by-step instructions on how to put these knots together to form the finished article, and advice on the size and lengths of the materials required - just as you would find in a recipe book. Full-colour illustrations, clear and practical tips on technique, and photos of the finished products mean that this book is ideal for all abilities. With this book to hand, readers will have the confidence to start making desirable objects with knots because, as Des says, this is the book that makes all other knot books work!

The Complete Book of Decorative Knots


Author: Geoffrey Budworth
Publisher: Hamlyn
ISBN: 9781558217911
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 159
View: 954
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Presents step-by-step illustrations showing how to make over eighty utilitarian and decorative knots, and includes a glossary of terms and techniques

The SAS Tracking & Navigation Handbook


Author: Neil Wilson
Publisher: Lyons Press
ISBN: 9781585744602
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 192
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The essential manual on how to find your way anywhere in any situation.

Constructing Architecture

Materials, Processes, Structures
Author: Andrea Deplazes
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3764371900
Category: Architecture
Page: 508
View: 9166
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Now in its second edition: the trailblazing introduction and textbook on construction includes a new section on translucent materials and an article on the use of glass.

Encyclopedia of Rawhide and Leather Braiding


Author: Bruce Grant
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press/Tidewater Publishers
ISBN: 9780870331619
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 528
View: 9049
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The Encyclopedia of Rawhide and Leather Braiding is the definitive work on the subject and results from the late Bruce Grants many years of interest and experience as a braider and writer on the subject. It combines most of the material published in Leather Braiding and How to Make Cowboy Horse Gear with a mass of completely new material. The books more than 350 illustrations are arranged so that the step-by-step instructions face the picture being described, making it very easy to follow. While the book is primarily for those interested in leathercraft, in nearly all cases the methods of braiding are applicable to many other materials, such as silk, cotton, plastic, catgut, or horsehair. Braidwork takes many forms, and its applications are practical as well as decorative. The combination of beauty and utility lends itself to an array of itemspersonal gear or clothing, working or show gear for a horse, decoration of plain, carved, or tooled leather work. Truly a book to be used as well as read, Encyclopedia of Rawhide and Leather Braiding provides all the information needed for this satisfying pastime.

The Complete Guide to Knots and Knot Tying


Author: Geoffrey Budworth
Publisher: Lorenz Books
ISBN: 9780754804222
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 264
View: 399
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This book contains over 200 tying techniques comprehensively illustrated in step-by-step photographs throughout. All the key knot types are covered, including bends, hitches, bindings, loops, mats, braids, rings and slings.