Art of Knotting and Splicing United States Naval Institute Book Review

Art of Knotting and Splicing United States Naval Institute

Art of Knotting and Splicing United States Naval Institute If you can get hold of this book, I would highly recommend it! It is packed full of practical naval knots, plus a few decorative additions that sailors may have used … Continue reading

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Falconers Knot How to Tie (One-Handed Knot)

Falconers Knot

Falconers Knot The Falconers Knot is used to secure a bird of prey to a perch. Actually when I say secure, the bird does have a fair amount of movement until it gets to the end of its tether. The … Continue reading

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Clove Hitch Knot How to Tie

Clove Hitch

How to Tie the Clove Hitch 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 … 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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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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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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Knotting Tools Video

I have put together a short video on knotting tools, actually it’s really a delve into my ditty bags and see what tools I have. If you are looking for a post that deals with all knotting tools then I … Continue reading

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