Illustrated with drawings of knots and knotting techniques, this book explains the techniques of tying knots, hitches, bends, plaits, netting and decorative ropecraft . Creative Ropecraft is the standard work on the subject of practical and decorative knots and ropework, reissued in a newly designed edition. Creative Ropecraft has 12 ratings and 2 reviews. Bernie said: This book is a great introduction to the practical uses of rope. It also sprinkles in some.

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Return to Book Page. Code marked it as to-read Apr 03, What you will find ropecrafh plenty of illustrations to stimulate your mind, along with some detailed instructions on different and easier ways to tie some of the more complicated decorative knots I have learned, such as Turk’s Heads etc. Cart Support Signed in as: Ropecraft design Chapter 8: I also found several of the projects quite useful. They modified the ropecrwft practical techniques used in working and maintaining their ships’ gear into countless variations with which they decorated nearly everything in their lives–knives, telescopes, needle cases, work baskets, sea chests, and hundred of other items.

All in all I have enjoyed CRC. Most of the knots worked very well with para-cord as well as larger gauge hemp, and jute. Joshua marked it as to-read Dec 02, One of my favorite knot books with well drawn diagrams to follow.


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John marked it as to-read Aug 04, One person found this helpful. Steve Downey rated it liked it Sep 04, Ships from and sold by Amazon. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Stacy added it Jul 25, This is a unique reference and guide for the sailor and the home craftsman. Set up a giveaway. Open Preview See a Problem? Preface to the fourth edition Introduction Chapter 1: The excellent illustrations make it all look easy, however. It also sprinkles in some history which is a nice addition.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. This forth edition covers the basics, and then goes into the more complicated and decorative knots.

Logan rated it really liked it Sep 30, There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Creative Ropecraft is a treasure trove of knots, hitches, bends, plaits and netting. You will also ropecrft some projects at the end of the book.

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Review Lays the groundwork for an infinite number of rope projects for both the boat and the home. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. I couldn’t follow where he was going. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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Ropecraff rated it it was amazing Aug 02, This is a great second book, a must have for anyone to see what they can do with all those knots they learned. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Please try again later. I am a begining decorative knot tyer and this is a very useful book for me.

The book itself is of modest size and very unassuming.