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Practical Knots and Ropework

Practical Knots and Ropework

By: Percy W. Blandford

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In this thoroughly modern guide, author Percy W. Blandford focuses on styles in use today, many tailored to new synthetic ropemaking materials. He untangles the secrets behind a fascinating array of knots, including:
Basic knots, from common bends to bowlines
Joining knots, including the "weaver's," "surgeon's," and "thief" knots
Running and multiple loops
Fisherman's and climber's knots
... plus many other varieties, as well as the best way to secure loops, rings, and hitches. A detailed look at splicing ranges from fundamentals to methods for use with braided rope and wire. More than 290 diagrams appear throughout the text, illustrating the step-by-step formation of every knot.

Reprint of the Tab Books, Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, 1980 edition.
AvailabilityUsually ships in 24 to 48 hours
ISBN 100486452786
ISBN 139780486452784
Author/EditorPercy W. Blandford
Page Count416
Dimensions5 3/8 x 8 1/2

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