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Title: Knots, Splices and Rope Work
Author: A. Hyatt Verrill
Release Date: September 21, 2004 [eBook #13510]
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***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK KNOTS, SPLICES AND ROPE WORK***
Giving Complete and Simple Directions for Making All the Most Useful and Ornamental Knots in Common
Use, with Chapters on Splicing, Pointing, Seizing, Serving, etc. Adapted for the Use of Travellers, Campers,
Yachtsmen, Boy Scouts, and All Others Having to Use or Handle Ropes for Any Purpose.
Illustrated with 156 Original Cuts Showing How
Each Knot, Tie or Splice is Formed and Its
Appearance When Complete.
Parts of Rope. Whipping and Seizing Rope. Loops. Cuckolds' Necks. Clinches. Overhand and Figure-eight
Knots. Square and Reef Knots. Granny Knots. Open-hand and Fishermen's Knots. Ordinary Knots and
Weavers' Knots. Garrick Bends and Hawser Hitches. Half-hitches.
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