Paracord Snake Knot Knife Lanyard Easy to Tie Tutorial. The snake knot is a really easy knot to learn to tie. If you want a decorative knife lanyard or key lanyard then this is a really good knot to learn. … Continue reading →
Adjustable Neck Knife Lanyard How to Tie Tutorial This video will show you how I use the fisherman’s knot, to ensure that my MTech neck knife can be fully adjusted. This is very useful because there are times you don’t want the neck knife dangling in the way when you are bent over.
Here is a fine example of Mikko Snellman’s incredible skills. Engineering display, a sculpture, work of art or working model, whatever you want to call this it is a wonderful display. This picture depicts the process of rope making from cut plant to finished rope, what a fantastic way of demonstrating the process!
Two Strand Matthew Walker Knot, Single, Double, Treble, Easy to Tie Tutorial 🛠
Two Strand Matthew Walker Knot Single Double Treble Easy to Tie Tutorial 🛠 In this tutorial I will show you how to tie a couple of variations of the Matthew Walker Knot. This can be a useful stopper knot, or a decorative addition for a lanyard or knife lanyard.
How to Tie a Bowline on a Bight, Quick and Easy Knot 🛠
The Bowline on the Bight is tied in the bight or middle of a line, usually when both ends are inaccessible and when the strain is expected to come from both standing parts. It makes a good line sling, or boatswains chiar, becuase the doubled loop is more comfortable to sit in than a single loop.
As most of you are aware, I am not a knife person, but I thought I would share with you the Unboxing of Lansky World Legal, Survivor Two Tone, Mtech Tactical Neck Knife. My main purchase was the Lansky in order to assist me with my knotting and also as an EDC. After making the video I manage to cut myself on the Lansky, getting used to the mechanism was the problem!
**Very Cheap Fids!** These are not designed to be fids, as they are wine bottle stoppers. However they are cheap and if you loose one, you don’t really care. I personally have one in the glove box of my car and other places. So if ever away from the tools, I have a spare fid to use. Yes they are small, but they do work well. There are other models also:
Prusik Bottle Sling – Prusik Knot Variation – How to Tie
This knot is mentioned in Ashley Book of Knots #1763. However it does not have a name and also I think the Prusik’s knot true potential was knot known then. The Prusik knot has become very popular as good knot that does not slip when under load.
If ever you have wanted to make a bell rope and felt a bit daunted by the task, fear not, here is the solution.Mikko Snellman has put together a complete kit to make a bell rope from scratch. If you watch the video below you will see exactly what you are getting and what you will achieve achieve.
It has been sometime since I made this short post and I can now confirm that a number of people have purchased the Bell Rope Making Kit from Mikko. I have seen some of the results on Facebook and not only do they look good, but people are very happy with the bell rope kit they received.
Making a Bell Rope Kit
To get a DIY Bell Rope Kit, just visit his website here: http://www.snellman.ax/ do not worry about it not being in English, just contact him via his email at the bottom of the page.
I have also noticed since originally writing this post that Mikko also has other kits on his site for sale.
So click on the video below to watch how you will be making a bell rope:
I just had to share this with the world. I was sent these two pictures via Twitter from HMS Albion: New ceremonial bell ropes arrive – amazing!
You have to admit that this is very fine work!
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A new Captain joined HMS Albion yesterday, blow me over, he had a Twitter account. So I asked him if he could get the “Albion Twitter Comms Rating” to reply to my Tweets. Had a few replies in my in-box this morning.
I had the following reply:
“Good afternoon Knotter. TY for the ongoing enthusiastic support and interest. I have just seen your message to the Captain. How can I help?”
“Delighted for you to use the bell rope images on your website. Our bell rope which we will gift to Chester next week was made by the sailors on most recent LH seamanship spec course at RALEIGH.”
“The other ceremonial bell ropes were made by one of the riggers who gifted them to the ship. He wishes to stay anonymous so we have not given any detail”
How to Protect Your Knot Work Decorative Knot Work Protection I thought I would do a short video on the finishing solution that I make up to project some of my knotting projects. Basically, I use the solution for two … Continue reading →
I just wanted to display some excellent work done by Steven Le Say on FaceBook.
“After yesterday’s massive fishing hook I thought I would make one that I could definitely use. I’m going to make a few different styles of hooks and toggles then go and try them all out. Penny for size reference”
I personally love this as it is really going back to basics. Hopefully I will shortly be able to give you an update on how well they worked – Is Steven a bitter fatter or starving hungry?
Paracord Bracelet Mad Max Style for Girls No Buckles – How to Tie. Not really, it was just the colours that dictated the title. This is a simple tutorial on how to make a Paracord Bracelet using the Portuguese Sinnet and the Lanyard or Diamond knot. This is probably the simplest decorative bracelet to make.
The other day I went into the woods and cut myself a Thumb Stick or Hiking Stick. I thought it would be good to cover the handle with a Two Bight Multi Lead Turks Head covering knot. So here is what I did for the Turks Head