Welcome to Scribd. Sign in or start your free trial to enjoy unlimited e-books, audiobooks & documents.Find out more
Buy Now $14.95
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword or section
Like this
21Activity

Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Prehistoric Origins
Historical Evidence
Signs of Progress
Beyond Basic Functions
What’s in a Name?
Today and Tomorrow
A Personal Perspective
Basic Structure and Materials
Twisted Ropes
Braided and Plaited Ropes
Natural Fiber Ropes
Synthetic Ropes
Choosing the Right Rope
Book Learning
Keeping It All Straight
Tips for Tying
Knots by Name
Knotting Functions
Knot-Tying Terms
The Right Knot for Any Job
Stopping and More
Multistrand Stopper Knots
The Overhand Series
Overhand Knot
Slipped Overhand Knot
Slipped Noose
Figure Eight Knot
Slipped Figure Eight Knot
Stevedore Knot
Double Overhand Knot
Triple Overhand Knot
Oysterman’s Stopper
Heaving Line Knot
Monkey’s Fist
Wall Knot
Crown Knot
Matthew Walker Knot
Back Splice
Uses and Useful Tips
Interlocking Overhand Bends
Overhand Bend
Water Knot
Fisherman’s Knot
Double Fisherman’s Knot
Surgeon’s Bend
Backing Up Bend
Sheet Bend
Slipped Sheet Bend
Double Sheet Bend
Carrick Bend
Hunter’s Bend
Ashley’s Bend
Zeppelin Bend
Butterfly Bend
Bowline Bend
What’s the Use for Loops?
Loops by Type
Overhand Loop
Figure Eight Loop
Bowline Loop
Double Bowline
Butterfly Loop
Angler’s Loop
Directional Figure Eight
Honda Knot
Eye Splice
Bowline in the Bight
Triple Bowline
Triple Crown Loop
Slip Noose
Double Overhand Noose
Running Bowline
Hangman’s Noose
Attaching Rope to an Object
Leveraged Hitches and Slings
Half Hitch
Clove Hitch
Cow Hitch
Lobster Buoy Hitch
Buntline Hitch
Anchor Hitch
Timber Hitch
Rolling Hitch
Tautline Hitch
Guy Line Hitch
Marlinespike Hitch
Pile Hitch
Icicle Hitch
Trucker’s Hitch
Wagoner’s Hitch
Reef Knot
Slipped and Double Slipped Reef Knots
Constrictor Knot
Boa Constrictor
Loop and Hitches
Butcher’s Knot
Lashing Bundles
Lashing Poles
Sheer Lashing
Transom Knot
Square Lashing
Diagonal Lashing
Parcel Tie
Marling
Chainstitch Lashing
Ocean Plait Braid
Turk’s Head
Crown Sennit
Rope Grommet
Coxcombing
For a Special Purpose
By Activity or Pursuit
Line to Reel or Spool
Improved Clinch Knot
Palomar Hook Knot
Uni-Knot
Double Uni-Knot
Dropper Loop
Cleat Hitch
Buntline Hitch (Necktie)
Basic Rope Management
Storing Rope in a Coil
At Rope’s Ends
Figure-of-Eight Coil
Gasket Coil
Common Whipping
West Country Whipping
Seizing
Be Prepared
Consider the Presentation
Teaching Knots in Their Context
Loads of Fun Activities
Games and Competitions
Knotting Projects
Learn More in a Particular Area
Beyond These Pages
The Options Are Infinite
Don’t Be Afraid to Experiment
A Number of Knots
Testing Your Knot
Index
P. 1
The Everything Knots Book; Step-By-Step Instructions for Tying Any Knot

The Everything Knots Book; Step-By-Step Instructions for Tying Any Knot

Ratings:

4.2

(1)
|Views: 458|Likes:
Simple instructions on how to tie over 100 useful and decorative knotsA 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 jobTie knots safely and securelyCreate decorative knots for clothing and accessoriesPractice knot-tying through games and exercisesPacked with easy-to-follow instructions and clear illustrations, The Everything Knots Book makes learning this useful skill fun and easy.
Simple instructions on how to tie over 100 useful and decorative knotsA 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 jobTie knots safely and securelyCreate decorative knots for clothing and accessoriesPractice knot-tying through games and exercisesPacked with easy-to-follow instructions and clear illustrations, The Everything Knots Book makes learning this useful skill fun and easy.

More info:

Publish date: Mar 5, 2004
Added to Scribd: Sep 05, 2012
Copyright:Traditional Copyright: All rights reservedISBN:9781440522789
List Price: $14.95 Buy Now

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
This book can be read on up to 6 mobile devices.
See more
See less

05/28/2015

290

9781440522789

$14.95

USD

pdf

You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 6 to 130 are not shown in this preview.
You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 136 to 171 are not shown in this preview.
You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 177 to 178 are not shown in this preview.
You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 184 to 203 are not shown in this preview.
You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 209 to 290 are not shown in this preview.

Activity (21)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
Elabidi Hanifi Houari added this note
nice book
1 thousand reads
ikhl75 added this note
very good book
ikhl75 added this note
good
1 hundred reads
mmurdock9196 liked this
Darlan Costa liked this
Miki Irsyad liked this
Miki Irsyad liked this
Miki Irsyad liked this

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->