Now in a new larger format, 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. Along with fascinating tit bits 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 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! 'Each chapter begins with some background or history, and 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 WaterwaysThe hitched mat has a whole different feel to the Ocean Plait and Prolonged Knot mats. You need to take care when working the mat up tight, as rope in the transverse turns that link the hitches goes from inside to outside. It will make a fineanbsp;...
|Title||:||Des Pawson's Knot Craft|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2013-06-20|