The project gutenberg ebook of knots, splices and rope work. However, a wellmade splice is stronger than a knot for instance, an eye splice made with three whole and two taper tucks has a strength of about 90 per cent. Ropework 2 ropework stopper knots stopper knots are used as a temporary method of stopping a rope from fraying or as a method of locking other knots which maybe prone to lossening. This handbook is a practical and simple guide to all t. You may copy it, give it away or reuse it under the terms of the project gutenberg license included with this ebook or online at. Basic knots and ropework frayed knot arts vince brennan knots and ropework for practical and shipboard uses with some fancywork ideas. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Readers will learn the materials, methods, measurements, and tools needed to tie dozens of beautiful knots. Handbook of knots and splices charles gibson download. Pdf an assessment of the strength of knots and splices used. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading knots, splices and rope work. Browns knots and splices by jutsum, captain and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Knots for joining two ropes fall into the fol lowing categories. At sea, the whole subject of knots is commonly divided into.
Eye splice 26 short splice 28 back splice 30 other knots there are lots and lots of knots. Giving complete and simple directions for making all the most useful and ornamental knots in common use, with chapters on splicing, pointing, seizing, serving, etc. Definitely a beginner book perfect for kids, but the klutz book of knots is awesome. Through brilliant full colour illustrations and highly informative text, this is the perfect guide to. Learn to tie knots, splice rope, and use rope in magic tricks done by famous magicians. Knots, splices, attachments, and ladders section i. Rope splicing is the forming of a semipermanent join between two ropes or two parts of the same rope by partly untwisting and then interweaving their strands. The following activities provide an opportunity to closely examine rope to see how it is made, and also to practice tying some of the knots used by sailors, in the 1800s nineteenth century and today. Includes detailed instructions for tying many dozens of knots, ties, bends, hitches, loops, nooses, lashings, seizings, splices and things like the matthew walker, selvagee tie, flemish eye and the topsailhalyard toggle. Dec 15, 2006 practical stepbystep guide to tying knots essential information for all sailors and anyone wanting to tie knots. Flat knots, round knots, square knots, covering knots you name it, and this book has it. It may consist of a length of one or several segments of rope. Use them for tying a loop, a bend, or a stopper knot that needs to be neat, strong, and permanent. In colour, it clearly illustrates how to tie each knot through the use of clear, sequential diagrams and a step by step approach.
Knots, bends, splices by captain jutsum free ebook. Spliced rope 8090% 8595% 100% 100% 4050% 5060% 4555% 3040% 4555% 4555% 3545% 2030% 4555% 7585% 3040% 3040% retained strength knotted rope figure 8 loop doublebraid bowline. A knot is a method of fastening or securing linear material such as rope by tying or interweaving. Starting out with a description of the construction and care of rope. Over 180 break tests were carried out on four knots the bowline, double bowline, figureofeight loop and perfection loop and two splices threestrand eye splice. The project gutenberg ebook of knots, splices and rope work, by. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of its content suppliers and protected by us and international laws. Hyatt verrill this ebook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. It is likely anyone who has ever used ropes has learned to tie knots to create eyes, connect rope to objects. It has 24 different knots, splices hitches etc like the bowline, half hitches, tautline hitches, truckers hitch, figure eight, double figure eight, figure eight on a bite, sheet bend. The overhand knot can be used to create a loop by doubling the rope and then tying the knot. An assessment of the strength of knots and splices used as eye. Knotsrope splicing wikibooks, open books for an open world. An incredible amount of extremely useful information on the subject of knots, hitches, splices, fancy work, block and tackle, and wire rope.
Use the square knot to tie two ropes of equal size together so they will not slip see. The book gives clear, stepbystep diagrams showing how to tie knots, splices and whippings. Splices splices are knots woven into the strands of laid multistrand rope. A collection of practical and ornamental knots, from simpletomake squares, reefs, halfhitches, and bowlines, to intricate ropework projects, such as single and tucked crown, rope buckles, and cask slings. Each knot is shown in stages, the use for the knot is given and the good and bad points are highlighted for each knot. You can join the knot knowledgeable with knots, splices and rope work an 88page softcover book originally published in 1917. Please read carefully the instructions for printing and.
Knots, hitches, and lashings a study of the terminology pictured in figure will aid in understanding the methods of 21 and. The knots are the overhand knot figure of eight knot overhand knot 1. Adapted for the use of travellers, campers, yachtsmen, boy scouts, and all others having to use or handle ropes for any purpose. Please read our short guide how to send a book to kindle.
From braids to plaits to sinnets, here are stepbystep instructions accompanied by fullcolor photographs for the knot tyers reference. Knots, splices and fancy work by spencer, charles louis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Jan 16, 2010 free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. An assessment of the strength of knots and splices used as eye terminations in a sailing environment article pdf available in sports engineering 91. Splices can be used to form a stopper at the end of a line, to form a loop or an eye in a rope, or for joining two ropes together. Welcome to learningknots rope work and knotting is an fun and enjoyable hobby there are several thousand different knots and an almost endless number of variants of some of the knots. Rya knots, splices and ropework handbook download free pdf and ebook writer perry gordon in english published by royal yachting association. Sep 21, 2004 knots, splices and rope work a practical treatise giving complete and simple directions for making all the most useful and ornamental knots in common use, with chapters on splicing, pointing, seizing, serving, etc. Fm 5125 chapter 2 knots, splices, attachments, and ladders section i. Gilberts 18841961 classic covers a variety of useful knots as well as trick knots that can be used in stage illusions and closeup magic.
The project gutenberg ebook, knots, splices and rope work, by a. Pages 1 and 2 should be, if possible, printed on heavier paper as they will be the cover of this booklet note that page numbers in the document correspond to the page numbers of the finished booklet, not to those of this document. An ordinary band, made by several turns of a small rope, is lapped round them and hauled taut, and then interlaced at the ends. Rya knots, splices and ropework handbook download free. Please read carefully the instructions for printing and assembly of this booklet. Pdf knots and splices download full pdf book download. Knots, splices and rope work a practical treatise kindle edition published august 28th 2016 by anboco kindle edition, 56 pages. Pdf ashley book of knots download full pdf book download. Knots for grade 2 anchor fishermans bend bowline on a bight sheep shank backsplice eye splice short splice mousing seizing whipping 24 fishermans bend used to attach an anchor line to the anchor the end of the line must be seized to the standing part to prevent the knot from. Knots and splices by colin jarman in chm, doc, fb2 download ebook.553 1310 1121 91 1174 1459 1450 931 787 238 1345 1393 424 959 618 833 923 775 1260 1137 99 1535 697 514 531 545 165 1349 279 232 1163 1113 1023 1009 126 48 1478 1299 677 21 608 911