The Arts of the Sailor

Knotting, Splicing and Ropework

Author: Hervey Garrett Smith

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486132684

Category: Transportation

Page: 256

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The perfect shipboard reference, this volume is packed with useful "hands-on" information: sailor's tools, basic knots, and useful hitches; handsewing and canvas work; dozens of other topics. Over 100 illustrations.

The Arts of the Sailor

Knotting, Splicing and Ropework

Author: Hervey Garrett Smith

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486264400

Category: Transportation

Page: 233

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A maritime expert offers boating and yachting enthusiasts a complete course in rigging, working, and maintaining a ship. The perfect shipboard reference, this volume is packed with useful "hands-on" information: sailor's tools, basic knots, and useful hitches; handsewing and canvas work; and dozens of other topics important to safety, economy, and efficiency. Over 100 illustrations.

The Arts of the Sailor

Author: Hervey Garrett Smith

Publisher: Stone Basin Books

ISBN: 9781626542082

Category:

Page: 246

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Few writers, or perhaps even sailors, can rival Harvey Garrett Smith when it comes to thoroughly understanding and articulating the many traditional arts of maritime culture. Originally published in 1953, this slim but comprehensive volume is the perfect shipboard reference for modern yachters and boaters as well as any landlocked souls who dream of the sea.In this one of a kind treatise on maritime skills and practices, Smith offers a master class on how to rig, work, and maintain a ship. With over 100 illustrations accompanying Smith's salt-soaked prose, you'll have no trouble grasping the ins and outs of handling a ship, the various sailor's tools, a wide range of knots and hitches, as well as the art of splicing, hand sewing, and canvas work. Further subjects include proper coiling, stowing, and belaying techniques, proper towing procedure, net making, and decorative knot-tying.With The Arts of the Sailor in your quarters, you'll be able to handle anything the high seas can throw your way!

The Marlinspike Sailor

Author: Hervey Garrett Smith

Publisher: Ravenio Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: N.A

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This classic is organized as follows: Making Rope Behave Knot, Bend or Hitch? Anyone Can Splice The Short Splice The Long Splice The Stowage of Rope How to Lay Up a Grommet Whippings The Heaving Line Some Notes on Seizing Worming, Parceling and Serving The Running Turk’s Head The Star Knot The Tack Knot The Lanyard Knot Matthew Walker’s Knot A Simple Rope Mat Ladder Mat and Block Mat A Russian or Walled Mat A Sword Mat A Rope Ladder with a New Twist Plaited Sennits Crown Sennits Rope Handles Coach whipping Grafting, Pointing and Hitching Cockscombing The Sea Chest Deadeyes and Lanyards Decorative Wall Bag Tom Crosby’s Ditty Sox The Rigger’s Little Helper Wooden Bilge Pumps Palm and Needle Practice The Ditty-Bag The Sea Bag The Bell Rope Wooden Cleats Rope Fenders Stropped Blocks Canvas Deck Bucket Rigging a Jackline Sail Stop Bag Some Notes on the Use of “Taykles” A Lanyard for a Cannon The Catboat Race Making a Mast Boot The Water Jug Registration Numbers Art and Yacht Design Synthetic Fibers and Their Characteristics

Nautical Knots Illustrated

Author: Paul H H Snyder,Arthur FF Snyder

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071708901

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 96

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"Its illustrations on how the knots are tied are among the best I have seen." Mariner's Log With nearly 300 superb photographs illustrating the "ins and outs" of the 20 most useful nautical knots and splices, this reissue of the critically acclaimed Nautical Knots Illustrated will transform any beginner into a boater who knows the ropes. Each knot or splice is presented on two facing pages, and an illustrated glossary and quick-glance overview of common linehandling commands are also included.

The Everything Knots Book

Step-By-Step Instructions for Tying Any Knot

Author: Randy Penn

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440522774

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

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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.

The Knot Bible

The Complete Guide to Knots and Their Uses

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 140815899X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

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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.

The Complete Book of Knots

Author: Geoffrey Budworth

Publisher: Bounty Books

ISBN: 9780753726242

Category: Knots and splices

Page: 160

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This text provides easy-to-follow instructions for selecting and tying more than 100 of the most useful knots. With knots for climbing, sailing and fishing, every knot contains information on its history and development, alternative names and its uses.

The Ashley Book of Knots

Author: Clifford Warren Ashley

Publisher: Doubleday Books

ISBN: 0385040253

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 620

View: 2012

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Traces the history of knot tying and offers illustrated instructions for nearly four thousand different knots

The Small-boat Sailor's Bible

Author: Hervey Garrett Smith,Theodore A. Jones

Publisher: Main Street Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sailing.

Page: 152

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Guidelines on the selection, maintenance, and use of a sailboat accompanies data on racing and water safety

Knots, Splices and Rope-Work

An Illustrated Handbook

Author: A. Hyatt Verrill

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486161226

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

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DIVThis treasury of practical and ornamental knots ranges from easy half-hitches and bow-lines to intricate rope-work projects, such as rope buckles and cask slings. Detailed instructions accompany the 148 drawings. /div

Practical Knots and Ropework

Author: Percy W. Blandford

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486148653

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 416

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Focusing on modern styles — many tailored to new synthetic ropes — this book untangles the secrets behind basic, joining, constricting, climber's, and many other knots. Over 290 illustrations.

Spars and Rigging

From Nautical Routine, 1849

Author: John M'Leod Murphy,W. N. Jeffers

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486149277

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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Important study describes every improvement made in seafaring equipment up to the mid-19th century — from anchors, bobstays, booms, and cat-head stoppers, to a flying jib, halliards, nippers, and topsail buntlines. 218 illustrations.

The Rigging of Ships

in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast, 1600-1720

Author: R. C. Anderson

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486138011

Category: Transportation

Page: 320

View: 2020

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Describes and depicts in detail how 17th-century English, French, Dutch, and other European trading ships and warships were rigged. Over 350 fine line drawings, 25 halftones.

Des Pawson's Knot Craft and Rope Mats

60 Ropework Projects Including 20 Mat Designs

Author: Des Pawson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472922808

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

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This wonderful collection of Des Pawson's personal ropecraft recipes combines an expanded and now full-colour collection of projects from Des's popular Des Pawson's Knot Craft, together with 20 new and brilliant mat designs. Readers can learn how to make 60 different ropework projects, including mats, bellropes, key fobs, fenders and doorstops. Along with fascinating titbits of nautical history as background to many projects and guidance as to how they can be the starting point for many other items, Des gives step-by-step instructions on how to put these knots together to form the finished article, and advice on the size and lengths of the materials required - just as you would find in a recipe book. Full-colour illustrations, clear and practical tips on technique, and photos of the finished products mean that this book is ideal for all abilities. With this book to hand, readers will have the confidence to start making desirable objects with knots because, as Des says, this is the book that makes all other knot books work!

Everyday Knots

For Fishermen, Boaters, Climbers, Crafters, and Household Use

Author: Geoffrey Budworth

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 9781602390591

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 159

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This beautifully illustrated, full-color guide unties the mysteries of more than eighty knots. Using incredibly clear photographs and diagrams, as well as straightforward, easy-to-follow instructions, any reader can master knots for fishing, boating, climbing, crafts, household uses, and more. 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. 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!