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The Really Useful Little Book of Knots : Practical Knots for Everyday Use at Work, Home, Sport or Play - Peter Owen

The Really Useful Little Book of Knots

Practical Knots for Everyday Use at Work, Home, Sport or Play

Paperback

Published: 13th September 2004
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Learn how to tie and use all the most useful and practical knots for everyday use at work, home, sport or play. Unencumbered by knot-tying jargon and technical terms, this book provides simple, step-by-step instructions and outstandingly clear line drawings for the knots that can solve the day-to-day knot needs of almost everyone. Knots include: Reef knot, Figure-eight loop, Sheet bend, Fisherman's knot, Uni-knot, Bowline, Clove hitch, Waggoner's hitch, Constrictor knot, and more--even how to tie a bow tie!

Introductionp. 6
Knot-tying materialp. 7
Types of ropep. 9
How to use this bookp. 11
The Knotsp. 12
Overhand Knotp. 12
Multiple Overhand Knotp. 16
Reef Knotp. 20
Figure-Eight Loopp. 24
Sheet Bendp. 28
Fisherman's Knotp. 32
Round Turn & Two Half Hitchesp. 36
Uni-Knotp. 40
Bowlinep. 44
Clove Hitchp. 48
Highwayman's Hitchp. 52
Waggoner's Hitchp. 56
Constrictor Knotp. 60
Transom Knotp. 64
Tying a Necktie-Regular Knotp. 68
Tying a Necktie-Windsor Knotp. 72
Tying a Bow Tiep. 76
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ISBN: 9781580801249
ISBN-10: 1580801242
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 13th September 2004
Publisher: Burford Books,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 15.24 x 10.8  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.05