A Practical Step-by-step Guide to Tying Over 100 KnotsUnknown - 2002
Double Grinner, Monkey's Fist, Poacher's Noose, Icicle Hitch, French Whipping -- what do all these have in common? These are just a few of the over 100 useful knots found in this book. Whether you are camping, sailing, climbing or fishing, sooner or later you will need to know how to tie a knot correctly and safely. Even in everyday life, knots can play an important role. Selecting the appropriate knot and tying it correctly are valuable skills that can protect your property and might even save your life. Knots provides easy-to-follow instructions for selecting and tying over 100 knots. Original colour-coded illustrations show every step of the tying process. Specially commissioned photographs of each finished knot are also included. This book features stopper knots, hitches and lashings, loops, bends, running knots, shortenings, splices and whippings, fishing knots and decorative knots.
Publisher: North Vancouver, BC : Whitecap, 2002
Branch Call Number: 623.8882 Per
Characteristics: 224 p. : col. ill