How to tie over 200 essential knots, including bends, hitches, bindings, loops, mats, plaits, rings and slings, with a key to usage from angling and fishing, boating and sailing, caving and climbing, general purpose and outdoor pursuits, all shown in 1200 clear step-by-step photographs.
Selecting and Tying the Right Knot for Every Situation
Author: Colin Jarman
Category: Knots and splices
This volume provides a reference manal for the more experienced rope and line user as well as a simple tutorial for novices who are just beginning to develop expertise. The book provides step-by-step, easy-tie guides to 100 of the best and most popular knots, splices, and whippings from sailing, climbing, fishing and everyday situations.
Get yourself in the perfect knot with this ultimate guide to knots for every occasion Knots Step by Step is the essential guide to knowing and tying knots for every purpose. From figure-of-eights to reef knots and highwayman's hitches to monkey's fists, it includes every knot you ever thought you needed to tie, and more. Covering more than 100 knots for climbing, sailing, horse-riding, survival and fishing as well as for gardening, DIY, medical and decorative purposes, the clear layout and photographs of every step will move you on from knot-tying novice in no time. You'll also learn all about the different types of knots and the fascinating stories behind how many of these came into being. Knots Step by Step is the ideal book to have to hand for whenever a knot is needed. Previously published as the Handbook of Knots.
An Illustrated Practical Guide to the Essential Knot Types and Their Uses
Author: Andrew Adamides
Publisher: Cedar Fort
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Know the right knot for every situation! Whether you're tethering a canoe, hitching a horse, trying your hand at rock climbing, or just want to pick up a new skill, this conveniently-sized illustrated guide has everything you need to get started. Learn knots from the Monkey Fist to the Hunter's Bend as Andrew Adamides uses clear text and over 200 detailed illustrations to teach a complete arsenal of rope-tying techniques. This book makes knot-tying simple with: Easy step-by-step instructions Overviews of knots' histories Lists of the benefits and uses of each knot A full glossary of terms to know A fantastic reference for scouts and leaders, emergency preppers, or anyone looking to build on the basics or expand their expertise, this book is the perfect volume to round out your outdoor education.
Discover How to Tie the Only Knots You'll Ever Need! Knowing how to tie knots is an important and useful skill, but some people get overwhelmed. There are many knots, far too many for the average person to remember them all. Fortunately, being able to tie a handful of knots is enough to see you through. The Useful Knots Book is a no-nonsense knot guide on how to tie the 25+ most practical rope knots. It comes with easy to follow instructions and pictures for tying each of the knots. It also has tips on when to best use each knot. Get it now. The Ultimate Knots Guide * Explanations of common knots and ropes terms * Easy to follow instructions and clear pictures * Tips for proper rope care * Advice on how to choose right knot for the job * All the fundamental boy scout knots Learn the 5 Main Types of Knots and When to Use Them * Stopper Knots * Loops * Hitches * Bends * Lashing Discover all the Knots You Need ... in this complete knot tying visual guide. * From basic knots to more advanced ones * Climbing knots * Various bowline knots * Fishing knots * Boating knots * Knots for survival ... and more! Includes 4 Free Bonuses! Get your copy of The Useful Knots Book today and you'll also receive: * Survival roping techniques. Learn how to get yourself out of survival situations using nothing but a rope. * A critical first aid guide including an emergency first aid cheat sheet. * The useful knots cheat sheet. * Special report: How to swim 50+ meters underwater. Learn how to tie the only knots you'll ever need, because this book has the 25 most practical knots there are! Get it now.
A Practical Guide to Tying and Using Over 100 Knots
Author: Des Pawson
This is the one-stop guide to knots for every purpose and occasion. Knots Step by Step is the essential guide to knowing and tying knots for every purpose. From figure-of-eights to reef knots and highwayman's hitches to monkey's fists, this book includes every knot you ever thought you needed to tie - and more! Covering more than 100 knots for climbing, sailing, horse-riding, survival, and fishing as well as for gardening, DIY, medical, and decorative purposes, the clear layout and photographs of every step will move you on from knot-tying novice in no time. You'll also learn all about the different types of knots and the fascinating stories behind how many of these came into being as well as their original functions. Knots Step by Step is the ideal book to have to hand for whenever a knot is needed, so grab a copy now and be prepared for every knotty scenario.
This book contains over 200 tying techniques comprehensively illustrated in step-by-step photographs throughout. All the key knot types are covered, including bends, hitches, bindings, loops, mats, braids, rings and slings.
From Fishing Knots to Bowlines and Bends, a Practical Guide to Knot Tying and Usage
Author: Peter Randall
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Sports & Recreation
A treasure trove of knot instruction and lore! The Craft of the Knot introduces you to the skill and beauty of knot tying. Filled with detailed instructions, history, and lore, you'll discover a wide range of uses for ordinary rope. From camping and climbing to crafts and sailing, this charming guide also includes knot illustrations for every occasion to show you how to master any tie. Whether you want to brush up on the basics of hitches and bends, or create complex and beguiling decorative knots, The Craft of the Knot provides you with the information you need to fasten the perfect knot every time.
Knots: The Complete Visual Guide is a clear, comprehensive, and practical guide to tying more than 100 knots. The book begins with the basic information you will need for choosing, using, and maintaining ropes. There are then seven sections on different families of knots: stopper knots; binding knots; bends; hitches; loops; plaits and sennits; and splices and whippings. Step-by-step color photographs and captions show exactly how to tie each knot. A gallery spread of photographs of the finished knots opens each chapter, providing a valuable cross-reference to the step-by-step pages. Each chapter contains History spreads, which give the fascinating back-story of how some of the knots came into being and explain their original purpose and function, as well as Thematic spreads, which present the essential knots for a range of activities in a single, easy-to-access location. Double-page picture spreads add color and context throughout the book. Icons show at-a-glance the categories of use for each knot, and the book also contains a full glossary.
Learn How to Tie 35+ Knot with This Knot Tying Kit for Beginners to Learn Basic and Sophisticated Knot Tying Techniques with the Aid of Pictures
Author: George M. GRAY
The knot has always been one of those key skills done outdoor that inexperienced people take for granted. A good knot can save lives when it comes to survival, first aid and when working at heights or in the water. However, you should know how to tie it, So as to know what to do with your rope the next time you delve into nature. With step-by-step images, this clear, easy, and practical guide has been created to teach you how to tie 35+ basic and sophisticated knot tying techniques Here is an overview of what you would find in this book Rope knot terms Types of rope Rope care Basic knots Boating knots Climbing knot Rescue and survival knots Scroll up and click the BUY NOW icon to get this book now
The Step-By-Step Guide to Tying the Perfect Knot for Every Situation
Author: Neville Olliffe
Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical Press
Category: Knots and splices
A practical and stylish illustrated guide, 'Essential Knots' shows how to tie each knot with expert guidance on which knot to tie when and why. Each knot is categorised by its use in a particular sport or hobby, with a brief explanation as to why it is the best knot for the job.
Simple instructions on how to tie over 100 useful and decorative knots A well-tied knot is at once a practical tool and a work of art. With names like "hangman's noose" and "wagoneer's hitch," knots have a rich history of usefulness and an aesthetic appeal all their own. From the boat to the backyard, The Everything Knots Book provides simple instructions on how to tie knots for any situation. Written by Randy Penn, a member of the International Guild of Knot Tyers, this handy guide walks readers through the basics and offers myriad suggestions for creative uses of these knots. Mr. Penn shows readers how to: Choose the right rope and knot for the job Tie knots safely and securely Create decorative knots for clothing and accessories Practice knot-tying through games and exercises Packed with easy-to-follow instructions and clear illustrations, The Everything Knots Book makes learning this useful skill fun and easy.
Stoppers, Bindings and Shortenings, Single, Double and Triple Loops, Bends, Hitches, Other Useful Knots
Author: Geoffrey Budworth
Publisher: Globe Pequot
Category: Sports & Recreation
Sailing Knots is an invaluable guidebook for all sailors. Included are expert instructions on how to tie over 60 nautical knots; step-by-step color illustrations for every knot; and background information on the history, lore and accreditation of the knots. (7 1/2 X 10 1/4, 144 pages, photos, color illustrations, charts, icons)
This handbook serves as a practical guide for all phases of knot techniques--both practical and decorative in purpose. Much more than a reference work, the handbook leads the interested reader to the mastery of an artistic and absorbing hobby. Common types of work knots, such as hitches, sheepshanks, and bowlines are demonstrated along with a good explanation of blocks and tackle. There are sections on sennet braiding, ornamental designs, lashings, securing hawsers, boatswain's chair, hammock making, and various ties which provide an excellent foundation for understanding and executing general knot work and weaving.The detailed illustrations and clearly written text in this small book make knot tying easy for the beginner. More than 400 knots for all types of outdoor activities, crafts, trades, hobbies, and handicrafts are indexed by name and use, and illustrated
The 100 Most Useful Tying Techniques for Surviving any Disaster
Author: Scott Finazzo
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
WHEN YOUR LIFE, HOME, AND PROPERTY ARE HANGING BY A THREAD, THESE ARE THE KNOTS TOO STRONG TO BREAK When catastrophe strikes and modern technologies fail, ropework skills will become as essential for survival as they were for centuries past. The variety of knots taught in this book are guaranteed to hold against even the toughest forces, ensuring that an emergency doesn’t turn into a disaster. When your life, home, and property are hanging by a thread, these powerful knots are too strong to break: • Create sturdy shelter with a HARNESS BEND • Preserve sacks of grain with a BAG KNOT • Move fallen trees with a BOWLINE • Transport injured persons with a MUNTER HITCH • Secure your home against intruders with a ZEPPELIN BEND • Hang rations above floodwater with a SCAFFOLD KNOT Prepper’s Guide to Knots features clear, step-by-step instructions on tying each knot. It also provides information on selecting the right type of rope, the history of ropework and the specific benefits of each knot.