A Textbook of Rope Work: Knots, Hitches and Splices

A Textbook of Rope Work: Knots, Hitches and Splices
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Originally published in the 1920s, this textbook of rope work makes it possible for any farm boy to learn how to splice his hay rope, make a halter of rope, to quickly fasten a rope to an object, and to tie two ends of rope together when need for doing so arises.

Taking a piece of small rope and practicing at home by use of the 133 illustrations and easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions in this book is a sure way to acquire the knowledge and skill of doing more useful knots, hitches and splices at one's command.

Contents Covered:

  • Grades of Rope
  • Finishing Ends of Rope
    • Whipping
    • Mathew Walker Knot
    • Crown and End Splice
  • Knots
    • Overhand Knot
    • Square Knot
    • Figure Eight Knot
    • Stevedore Knot
    • Surgeon's Knot
    • Binder Knot
    • Slip Knot
    • Bowline Knot
    • Double Bowline Knot
    • Weavers' Knot or Sheet Bend
    • Manger Knot
    • Figure Eight Manger Tie
    • Fisherman's Eye Knot
    • Miller's Knot or Bag Knot
    • Strap Knot
  • Sheep Shank (For Shortening Rope)
    • Hitches
    • Half Hitch
    • Two Half Hitches
    • Timber Hitch
    • Half Hitch and Timber Hitch
    • Harness Hitch
    • Clevis Hitch
    • Bowline on the Bight Hitch
    • Clove Hitch on Stake or Low Post
    • Clove Hitch on a High Post or Tree
    • Scaffold Hitch
    • Blackwall Hitch
    • Blackwall Hitch
  • Splices
    • Eye or Side Splice
    • Loop Splice
    • Short Splice
    • Long Splice
  • Halters
    • Emergency or Temporary Halter
    • Loop and Eye Splice Halter
  • Breaking String
    • How to Break a Heavy String
    • How to Break a Light or Medium Weight String
Format: PDF Digital Reprint, e-Facsimile
No. of Pages: 45
Page Size: A4 (210mm × 297mm)
Download Size: 15.6 MB
Product Code AT9CZJ225
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