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Knots & Splices

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Published by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7301576M
ISBN 100071474668
ISBN 109780071474665

The software we use sometimes flags "false positives" -- that is, blocks that should not have occurred. By whipping the ends to the standing parts it becomes a neat and handsome knot Fig. The most difficult of ending knots and one which you should certainly learn is the "Matthew Walker" Fig. Pass A back through the bight, under, then over, then under, as shown in B, then over and down through the bight, as shown in C and D, and draw taut, as in E. Ending Ropes.

A "Flemish Eye" Fig. This is a handsome and useful knot and is widely used on ends of ropes where they pass through holes, as for bucket handles, ropes for trap-door handles, chest handles, etc. I have other questions or need to report an error Please email the diagnostic information above to help pglaf. Roughly, the strength of ropes may be calculated by multiplying the circumference of the rope in inches by itself and the fifth part of the product will be the number of tons the rope will sustain. Excerpted by permission of Dover Publications, Inc.

Single Plaits and Monkey Chain. This is made by passing a number of strands or yarns around pins or nails set in a board Fig. This behavior can worsen when the knot is repeatedly strained and let slack, dragged over rough terrain, or repeatedly struck against hard objects such as masts and flagpoles. This is a variation of the figure-eight knot, already described, and is used where there is too much rope, or where a simple knot is desired to prevent the rope running through an eye, ring, or tackle-block.


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Knots & Splices book

All IP addresses in Germany are blocked. We stock a selection of knot books which contain essential climbing knots such as the Klemheist, Blake's Hitch, and more. After a little practice you can tie this knot almost instantly and by merely throwing a couple of turns around a post, two half-hitches may be formed instantly.

Worming, Parcelling, and Serving. While the knot itself does not fail, it ceases to perform the desired function. This is a simple hitch within a loop, as illustrated in Fig.

The ends are crossed as in Fig. When two heavy lines are to be fastened for any considerable time, a good method is to use the "Half-hitch and Seizing," shown in Fig. The "Rolling Hitch" is a modified Clove hitch and is shown in Fig.

The "French Shroud Knot" is far neater and better, but is a little harder to make. Its use in this way is illustrated in Figs.

Turks' Heads and Turks' Caps. In a thousand ways and times a knowledge of rope and knots is useful and many times necessary.

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Handbook of Knots and Splices

The "Weaver's Knot" Fig. Then with a marline-spike, or a pointed stick, work open the strand 1c, and through this pass the strand A of the other rope; then open strand 2 and pass the next strand of the other rope through it and then the same way with the third strand.

This is a variation of the figure-eight knot, already described, and is used where there is too much rope, or where a simple knot is desired to prevent the rope running through an eye, ring, or tackle-block.

The author. See Fig. To whip or seize a rope-end, take a piece of twine or string and lay it on the rope an inch or two from the end, pass the twine several times around the rope, keeping the ends of the twine under the first few turns to hold it in place; then make a large loop with the free end of twine; bring it back to the rope and continue winding for three or four turns around both rope and end of twine; and then finish by drawing the loop tight by pulling on the free end Fig.Apr 25,  · This beautifully-illustrated and very popular book covers the commonly-used knots and splices.

Now in colour, it clearly illustrates how to tie each knot through the use of clear sequential diagrams and a step-by-step approach. Knots & Spices includes: the ten knots everyone should know/5(4).

Knots, Splices and Rope Work

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Knots, Splices, Attachments and Ladders. Knots, Splices and Rope Work. Knots-for. Knots, Hitches and Splices Originally published in s, this textbook of rope work makes it possible for any farm boy to learn how to splice his hay rope, make a halter of rope, to quickly fasten a rope to an object, and to tie two ends of rope together when need for doing so sylvaindez.com Rating: % positive.

Jan 15,  · KNOTS, SPLICES and ROPE WORK A PRACTICAL TREATISE 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. Knots, splices and rope work: a practical treatise () The use of ropes and tackle () The Ashley Book of Knots () Knot charts (pdf), International Guild of Knot Tyers.

Splicing wire ropes: 1 & 2. Also of interest: History and Science of Knots, JC Turner & P van de Griend ().