Transom Knot for Seizing and Lashing Poles etc at Right Angles

How to Tie the Transom Knot

Have you ever wanted to say tie a round object like a torch to a pole, or one pole to another pole at right angles securely? Well, then this is a real nifty knot to know!! So #LetsGetKnotting

The Transom Knot is not too far removed from the Constrictor Knot. It also has great gripping qualities and can also be rather difficult to untie.



In Ashley’s Book of Knots; 1255. “The Transom Knot (see also #1182) was originally made to hold together the two cross sticks of my daughter’s kite. It will also serve well in rope but does not untie easily. If more strength is required another knot of the same kind may be tied on the back at right angles to the first.

Transom Knot #LetsGetKnotting

How to Tie a Transom Knot Video Tutorial

In this video you will not only learn how to tie the Transom Knot, but you will also be given additional information. If you just want to learn how to tie the Transom Knot without all the chat, then click on the second video.

How Do I Tie Two Poles at Right Angles?

A good solution for tying two poles at right angles is the Transom Knot. It is similar to the constrictor knot in construction, but is an excellent way of tying to posts at right angles. Alternatively, lashing can be used, but it more permanent and time consuming.

What is the Transom Knot Used For

The Transom Knot is similar to a constrictor knot and binds tightly just like the Constrictor Knot. The advantage of the Transom knot, is that it can hold two poles together at right angles.

How to Tie the Transom Knot Video Tutorial

In this video, you will learn how to Tie the Transom knot without all the chat!

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