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Author Pawson, Des.

Title Des Pawson's knot craft : the book that makes all other knot books work / Des Pawson ; illustrations by Ann Norman
Edition 2nd ed
Published London : Adlard Coles Nautical, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (112 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Some tips of the trade; Simple key ring; Shackle release lanyard in Portuguese sennit; Deluxe key ring; Bellrope worked with 6 ends; Bellrope worked with 8 ends; A simple side fender; Side fender using the crown sennit; Hitching over a plastic fender; Bow fender; Button fender; Rope ladders; A simple lanyard; A fancy lanyard; A Bosun's chair/swing; Rope handrails; Cat-o-nine tails (ditty bag lanyard); Tiller/boat hook covering; Binocular strap; Covering a wheel; Belts; Grommets for quoits, blocks & sea chest beckets
A pair of fancy spliced chest becketsSome Turk's heads for decoration or napkin rings; Knot board notes; Monkey's fist/light pull; Monkey's fist/door stop; A sailor's whisk; Baggywrinkle; Bowsprit net; Dog leads; A jib shackle; The ocean & prolong mats; Hitched oval mat; Kringle mat; Oblong deck mat; Appendix; Further reading; The International Guild of Knot Tyers; Index
Summary This treasure trove of Des Pawson's personal ropecraft recipes contains projects ranging from bellropes, key fobs and fenders to mats, doorstops, knife lanyards and belts. The second edition has been expanded to include more of Des's enticing ropework projects. Along with fascinating tit bits of nautical history as background to the many projects, and guidance as to how they can be the starting point for many other items, Des gives step-by-step instructions on how to put these knots together to form the finished article, and provides advice on the size and lengths of the materials required - j
Notes Cover subtitle: 35 ropework projects
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Knots and splices.
Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts.
Knots and splices.
Ropework, knots & macrame.
TRANSPORTATION -- Ships & Shipbuilding -- Pictorial.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1408107813
Other Titles Knot craft