Back Splice Rope How to

How to Back Splice Rope. Splice – describes the act of joining the ends, or the end and a standing part, by interweaving strands. The Back Splice is used to stop the end of a stranded rope from unlaying.   … Continue reading

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Marlin Spike Hitch – One Knot Turns into Slip, Loop, Stopper Knot and Much More

Marlin Spike Hitch – One Knot Turns into Slip, Loop, Stopper Knot and can also be used to join two ropes together. I am sure that Bowline purists will object to this knot, but I have to say that one … Continue reading

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Adjustable Jug Sling Knot Bottle Sling Knot How to Tie

This is a fairly easy knot to tie and is most useful for attaching a bottle to your belt or other object. So if you are sick of carrying your water bottle, then just use the adjustable jug/bottle sling not. … Continue reading

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The Call of the Open Sea, Best Knotting Book Pictures Ever; Book Review L’appel du large

This has to be one of the best books ever that contains beautiful artistic knotting picture’s! … Continue reading

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The Fender Book, The DIY Book of Fenders; Book Review

Here is a quick video that I did on The Fender Book, The DIY Book of Fenders.           … Continue reading

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Round Thump Mat How to Tie

The Thump Mat is not only decorative but also practical. On-board ships it was used to protect the decks in areas of heavy work and to deaden sound if something was dropped on the deck. Smaller versions of the thump … Continue reading

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Old Rope Purchase eBay – unboxing – So Very Boring!

Old Rope Purchase eBay – unboxing – So Very Boring! I thought I would do a short video of some old rope that I purchased from eBay. … Continue reading

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Completed Decorative Knotting Projects That May Inspire You! #knot

Completed Decorative Knotting Projects That May Inspire You! I thought I would do a video on some of the projects that I have already completed. This includes; cat of nine tails, ditty bags, Turks head, star knot, Lanyard knot, wall … Continue reading

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Art of Knotting and Splicing United States Naval Institute Book Review

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Falconers Knot How to Tie (One-Handed Knot)

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Creative Ropecraft by Stuart E Grainger, Book Review

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Clove Hitch Knot How to Tie

A very quick short video on how to tie the clove hitch knot. A fast and easy way to secure a line to a stanchion or pole. This knot is often used to temporarily secure a fender over the side … Continue reading

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Figure of Eight Knot How to Tie

How to tie the figure of eight knot. From the Knot Book, written by Geoffrey Budworth and Nic Compton……”The essential knot to prevent a sheet of halyard running through a block, the figure-of-eight also forms the basis of many other … Continue reading

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Fisherman’s Knot also Double Fisherman’s Knot How to Tie

This is a great knot for joining two pieces of cord or rope of the same size. This is a very strong knot, but the downside is that it can be difficult to undo. This knot is also great for … Continue reading

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Monkey’s Fist Using a Jig How to Tie

I had a jig made by a guy called PJ in the States. Here is short video on the jig and how to make a Monkey’s Fist knot: … Continue reading

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Two Bite Turks Head Lanyard Paracord How to Tie

This is a short video that I made on how to tie the two bite Turk’s Head. In this particular case I have made a short lanyard, however, this knot can easily be extending to form a covering knot: … Continue reading

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Bosun’s Whistle Lanyard Knot Keyring How to Tie

Here is a short video that I have done to tie a simple keyring using the Bosuns Whistle Lanyard Knot Keyring. This is taken from Des Pawsons Knotcraft Book.         … Continue reading

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Common Whipping How to Tie

Here is a short video that I have done demonstrating how Common Whipping can be used as a covering knot:         Click on the video to start watchin: … Continue reading

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Moku Knot How to Tie

Basically the Moku knot is similar to French Hitching or French Whipping, except that there are two cord tied in opposite directions. Here is a short video on how to tie the Moku knot. This makes an excellent covering knot: … Continue reading

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Globe Knot Turks Head Cookbook Review Video

I thought I would do a short video on the Globe Knot Turks Head Cookbook I have also placed a link to Don Burrhus website at the bottom of this page and also on my YouTube channel. http://www.knottool.com/index.html … Continue reading

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