Practical and Ornamental Knots

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For centuries, everyone from sailors, fishermen, and cowboys to explorers, hunters, and mountaineers have known about ? and relied on ? the indispensable knot. Many of them also knew that the diversity of knot crafting was limited only by the imagination. In this classic guide, George Russell Shaw reveals the unlimited potential of the knot as not only a basic tool, but as a beautiful work of art.
Filled with easy-to-follow and accurate instructions on creating scores of useful...
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Overview


For centuries, everyone from sailors, fishermen, and cowboys to explorers, hunters, and mountaineers have known about — and relied on — the indispensable knot. Many of them also knew that the diversity of knot crafting was limited only by the imagination. In this classic guide, George Russell Shaw reveals the unlimited potential of the knot as not only a basic tool, but as a beautiful work of art.
Filled with easy-to-follow and accurate instructions on creating scores of useful and decorative knots, 193 hand-drawn illustrations will guide you in creating:
• Braids • Angler Knots • Japanese Knots • Lanyards • Celtic Knots • Lassos
• Flower Knots • Macramé Knots • Tassels • Slings • Netting • Shoe String Knots • Barrel Knots • Toggles • PLUS a slew of knots for wrapping packages of all types...and so much more!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486460208
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 3/14/2008
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents


Anglers knots
    tying flies
    leaders
  Anglers loops
  Artillery knot
Barrel knot
  Bell & Buckle
  Bends
  Book cover
  Bowline
  Braid
  Buntline Hitch
  Butterfly
  Button
Carrick Bend
  Caterpillar
  Catspaw
  Celtic knots
  Chain braid
  Clove Hitch
  Carbber's knot
  Crown Braid
  Crown knot
Diamond Hitch
  Diamond knot
  Double interlacing
  Double Loop
  Dragon fly
False Braid
  Farmer's Loop
  Figure of eight knot
  Flat Braid
  Flower knots
  Four-in-hand tie
Girdle
  Granny
  Grommet
Hackamore tie
  Half Carrick
  Half Granny
  Half Hitch
  Halters
  Hangmans knot
  Heaving line
  Heraldry
  Hitches
  Honda
Interlacing
    construction
  Inverted Wall knot
Japanese knots
  Jar sling
  Jury knot
Ladders
  Lanyard
  Larks head
  Lasso
  Lifting Hitch
  Lineman's knot
  Loop
  Loop & half Hitch
Macramé knots
  Magnus Hitch
  Man rope knot
  Marline knot
  Matthew Walker
    double
  Miller's knot
  Mooring
Netting
  Noose
Oblique Bends
  Overhand knot
Packages
  Polygonal knots
    triangular
    quadrangular
    hexagonal
    octagonal
    decagonal
    dodecagonal
  Portuguese Bowline
Rabbit's Head
  Reef knot
  Reeving line Bend
  Rope yarn knot
  Rugs
Sack knots
  Selvagee
  Sennit
  Serving
  Sheepshank
  Sheet Bend
  Shoe string knot
  Slings
  Slip noose
  Spanish Bowline
  Splicing
  Square knot
  Star knot
  Stopper knots
  Success knot
  Surgeon's knot
Tassells
  Tatting
  Temple Ornaments
  Toggle
  Trefoil
  Trick Braid
  Trick knots
  Turck's head (triangular, quadrangular, pentagonal)
  Twin Wall knot
  Twists
  Two Half Hitches
Wall knot
  Watch Fob
  Water knot
  Water Loop
  Weavers knot
  Whip Lash knot
  Whipping 
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