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.

Salt & Storm. Für ewige Zeiten

Author: Kendall Kulper
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 373360041X
Category: Fiction
Page: 448
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LASS DIR DEIN HERZ BRECHEN Ein Roman so gewaltig wie das Meer, so romantisch wie ein heimlicher Kuss und so mächtig wie ein Talisman. Seit Generationen verlässt kein Schiff den Hafen von Prince Island ohne einen Talisman der mächtigen Roe-Frauen. Avery ist die Jüngste und Letzte ihrer Linie. Nimmt sie ihr Erbe an, wird sie Macht über das Meer, den Sturm, das Glück und die Liebe haben. Doch sie weiß noch nicht, dass der Preis dafür ihr eigenes gebrochenes Herz sein wird. Verweigert sie sich ihrem Schicksal, muss sie sterben.

Backpacker Magazine's Outdoor Knots

The Knots You Need To Know
Author: Clyde Soles
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762767774
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 96
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Backpacker's Outdoor Knots provides readers step-by-step instructions for tying the most useful knots and hitches, splices and lashings for the outdoors; info on the best type of rope and knot for each task at hand; how to properly prepare, coil, and maintain ropes for durability and reliability. This handy pocket-sized guide is 96 pages, includes two popouts, and incorporates color photos, charts, and illustrations as needed throughout the interior.


An Illustrated Practical Guide to the Essential Knot Types and Their Uses
Author: Andrew Adamides
Publisher: Cedar Fort
ISBN: 1462108326
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: N.A
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Know the right knot for every situation! Whether you're tethering a canoe, hitching a horse, trying your hand at rock climbing, or just want to pick up a new skill, this conveniently-sized illustrated guide has everything you need to get started. Learn knots from the Monkey Fist to the Hunter's Bend as Andrew Adamides uses clear text and over 200 detailed illustrations to teach a complete arsenal of rope-tying techniques. This book makes knot-tying simple with: Easy step-by-step instructions Overviews of knots' histories Lists of the benefits and uses of each knot A full glossary of terms to know A fantastic reference for scouts and leaders, emergency preppers, or anyone looking to build on the basics or expand their expertise, this book is the perfect volume to round out your outdoor education.

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.


Author: K. Reidemeister
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642656161
Category: Mathematics
Page: 74
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Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.

Des Pawson's Knot Craft

35 Ropework Projects
Author: Des Pawson
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408119498
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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This treasure trove of Des Pawson's personal ropecraft recipes contains projects ranging from bellropes, key fobs and fenders to mats, doorstops, knife lanyards and belts. The second edition has been expanded to include more of Des's enticing ropework projects. Along with fascinating tit bits of nautical history as background to the 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 provides advice on the size and lengths of the materials required - just as you would expect from a recipe book. 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! 'You'll certainly never look at a frayed off-cut of rope in quite the same way again.' Classic Boat 'A must' Waterways World 'A gem of a book' Canal Boat and Inland Waterways


Author: Nina Pohlmann
ISBN: 9783833805189
Category: Self-Help
Page: 128
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Im Job, im Restaurant oder bei festlichen Anlässen - Krawatten gehören zum gepflegten Erscheinungsbild einfach dazu. Doch so groß die Vielfalt der Krawatten und Knoten ist, so groß ist auch die Gefahr, eine "Styling-Sünde" zu begehen. Krawatte zu kurz oder zu lang gebunden? Motivkrawatte zum gestreiften Hemd? Mithilfe dieses Ratgebers vermeiden Sie alle Don¿ts: Die Autorin Nina Pohlmann erläutert alles Wissenswerte rund um die Krawatte, gibt praktische Stylingtipps vom Hemd bis zu den Accessoires und zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie in jeder Situation stilsicher auftreten. Und damit Sie auch immer den passenden Knoten tragen, finden Sie in diesem Ratgeber illustrierte Step-Anleitungen für über 20 Knoten, inklusive Foto und Steckbrief.

The Knot Tying Bible

Climbing, Camping, Sailing, Fishing, Everyday
Author: Colin Jarman
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 9781770852099
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 224
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A guide to tying more than 70 of the most useful and dependable knots. The Knot Tying Bible is a complete guide to selecting, tying and using a wide array of knots, useful for everything from hauling logs to securing the canoe to wrapping a present. Beginners can master the basics before progressing to the more difficult knots. Experienced rope users can enjoy new knot challenges and discoveries. Using a dual approach of photographs and written instructions explaining step-by-step how to tie knots, the book includes: A comprehensive introduction to rope Material properties of rope types How to select, care for and store all types of rope Ropeworking terms Descriptions of rope constructions and outlines of breaking strains Information and ideas for using each knot Picture icons. A "hands-on" knot directory outlines the function and formation of over 70 knots and categorizes them according to physical properties, making it easy to find the right knot for the job at hand. The knots are set out in ten chapters includes: Quick-Tie Knots: overhand knot, cow hitch, figure-eight knot Easy-release Knots: the bow knot, the reef knot Hold-Fast Knots: the surgeon's knot, Klemheist knot Sliding Knots: slip knot, trucker's hitch, running bowline Loop Knots: Englishman's loop, neck halter, angler's loop Knots for Joining Ropes: Carrick bend, double fisherman's bend Shortening Knots: chain knot and sheepshank Weight-adding Knots: Stevedore knot, monkey's fist, stopper knot Lashings: Cross lashing, parallel lashing, transom knot Decorative Knots: the Turk's head and the true lover's. Knowing the right knot to use and how to tie it can make life easier -- and safer. The Knot Tying Bible is a timeless resource that will be useful just about anywhere for just about anything. An essential purchase.

Das Bondage-Handbuch

Anleitung zum einvernehmlichen Fesseln
Author: Matthias T. J. Grimme
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783931406714
Category: Bondage (Sexual behavior)
Page: 256
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The Ashley Book of Knots

Author: Clifford Warren Ashley
Publisher: Doubleday Books
ISBN: 0385040253
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 620
View: 440

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

Das Ashley-Buch der Knoten

über 3800 Knoten, wie sie aussehen, wozu sie gebraucht werden, wie sie entstanden sind und wie sie gemacht werden
Author: Clifford W. Ashley
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783922117377
Page: 614
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Schmückende und nützliche Knoten aus allen Bereichen und Berufsgruppen. Mit Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen und Hintergrundinformationen.

The Girls' World Book of Jewelry

50 Cool Designs to Make
Author: Rain Newcomb
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 9781579904739
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 127
View: 438

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Offers instructions for making jewelry to keep for yourself or give as gifts.

Das Knotenbuch

Author: Geoffrey Budworth,Richard Hopkins
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783768825276
Page: 256
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Unterwegs auf legendären Wegen
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783899559118
Page: 254
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