The Ultimate Book of Everyday Knots

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This beautifully illustrated, full-color guide unties the mysteries of more than eighty knots. Using clear photographs and diagrams, as well as straightforward, easy-to-follow instructions, any reader can master knots for fishing, boating, climbing, crafts, and household uses. Climbers will feel safer knowing they have tied the perfect Water or Tape knot. Home decorators will enjoy trying their hand at the beautiful and elaborate Chinese Cloverleaf. Fishermen will fight big fish with more confidence. Filled with...
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Overview


This beautifully illustrated, full-color guide unties the mysteries of more than eighty knots. Using clear photographs and diagrams, as well as straightforward, easy-to-follow instructions, any reader can master knots for fishing, boating, climbing, crafts, and household uses. Climbers will feel safer knowing they have tied the perfect Water or Tape knot. Home decorators will enjoy trying their hand at the beautiful and elaborate Chinese Cloverleaf. Fishermen will fight big fish with more confidence. Filled with fascinating knot lore, The Ultimate Book of Everyday Knots is perfect for anyone wishing to learn advanced knotting techniques for any purpose at all. Featuring illustrations throughout, sections include:

Overhand knots
Figure of eight knots
Bowlines and sheet bends
Crossing knots
And other useful knots

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!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616085605
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/15/2012
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 256,552
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Geoffrey Budworth co-founded the International Guild of Knot Tyers in 1982 and regularly contributes to its quarterly journal, Knotting Matters. He’s been described as “the father of forensic knotting” and occasionally gives evidence in court as an expert witness of knots found at crime scenes. Budworth is a well-known personality and author in the world of knots.
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