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.
Release on 2011-01-01 | by Neville Olliffe,Madeleine Rowles-Olliffe
The Step-By-Step Guide to Tying the Perfect Knot for Every Situation
Author: Neville Olliffe,Madeleine Rowles-Olliffe
Pubpsher: 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.
Practical, thorough, and current, this guide to rope rescue offers you detailed instructions for numerous rope rescue techniques, as well as industry insight on how to apply these techniques effectively on scene.. Based on the 2008 NFPA Standard 1006 and
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.
The complete and definitive bible of knots for seafarers. Featuring all the knots, hitches, bends, splices, whipping and decorative knotwork that you would find on a boat, this comprehensive bible of knots will help those who go to sea master every knot they will need. Over 200 knots are scored for strength, reliability, ease of tying (and untying) and usefulness. Step by step photographs show how to tie each knot, and demonstrate how they can be used, such as in the rigging or for tying boats up. Interesting knot know-how sections give extra information about the knot's history, plus helpful tips and techniques, including choosing the right rope for the right task and using the right knot. With a beautiful modern design, and highly illustrated with full colour photographs and instructive diagrams throughout, The Knot Bible remains accessible to all sailors of all levels of experience whilst still being the king of knot books.
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.
Step-by-Step instructions for More Than 100 of the Best Sailing, Fishing, Climbing, Camping and Decorative Knots
Author: Buck Tilton
Pubpsher: Rowman & Littlefield
Category: Sports & Recreation
With a full range of stoppers, bends, loops, and hitches, and extensive cross references for multi-use knots, The Knack Book of Knots You Need includes more thant 450 photos and instructions for knots you need for Camping Boating Climbing Fishing Decorative Knots in Action gallery
A Step-By-Step Guide to the Most Important Knots for Fishermen, Boaters, Campers, and Climbers
Author: Geoffrey Budworth
Pubpsher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Sports & Recreation
The Pocket Guide to Outdoor Knots provides easy-to-follow, step-by-step diagrams and instructions for tying over eighty knots. Over 300 full-color illustrations and photographs guide the reader through the stages of tying each knot correctly. This beautifully illustrated, full-color guide unties the mysteries of dozens of knots. Using incredibly clear photographs and diagrams, as well as straightforward, easy-to-follow instructions, any reader can master knots for fishing, boating, camping, and climbing. Climbers will feel safer knowing they have tied the perfect Water or Tape knot. Fishermen will fight big fish with more confidence. There are overhand knots, figure eight knots, bowlines and sheet bends, crossing knots, and more. There is even fascinating "knot lore." Whether for practical use or just for fun, this is a great place to start knotting, so grab a piece of rope, sit back, and enjoy!
All the ins and outs of knot tying?in one convenient kit! Whether you're fishing, boating, camping, or simply need to secure a bundle of magazines, a little practical knowledge about knots goes a long way. The Handy Box of Knots is the perfect introduction to the art and science of tying knots, including: - Several lengths of durable, high-quality practice rope, perfect for 1-, 2-, and 3-strand knot techniques - Detailed book by knot expert Randy Penn, with step-by-step instructions for more than 100 essential knots, as well as dozens of games and exercises for honing newfound skills
Master every fishing knot you’ll ever need. When you’re fishing, there’s nothing more frustrating than letting a poorly tied knot cost you the catch of the day. Knot expert Lindsey Philpott has written a guide to save anglers everywhere that anguish. The Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Leaders, and Lines contains directions for fifty kinds of knots, ranging from easier knots for beginners to specialized knots for more experienced fishermen. Each knot is explained with step-by-step instructions and color photographs, all done using a thick monofilament to make them as easy to see as possible. Here are just a few of the various types of knots you’ll learn: Arbor Australian braid Palomar Japanese fisherman Bimini twist Paragum And many more! Also included is a glossary of terms to ensure that every part of the knot-tying process is easy to learn. The Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Leaders, and Lines offers clear instructions for tying winning leaders, tips for selecting lines, and up-to-date information from the field that will bring you the quickest, slickest, and best catch ever. Whether you’re trolling for huge marlin on the open seas or fishing for blue gill in your favorite fishing hole, this book is a must-have for fishermen of all abilities. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.