Sports & Recreation

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

View: 3361

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.

Das Laser-Buch

Grundlagen - Segeltechnik - Profitipps

Author: Tim Davison

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783768817455


Page: 127

View: 9306


Salt & Storm. Für ewige Zeiten

Author: Kendall Kulper

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 373360041X

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 5140

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.
Sports & Recreation

Backpacker Magazine's Outdoor Knots

The Knots You Need To Know

Author: Clyde Soles

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762767774

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 96

View: 5637

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.
Crafts & Hobbies


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

View: 6595

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.
Sports & Recreation

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

View: 9223

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.
Crafts & Hobbies

The Knot Tying Bible

Climbing, Camping, Sailing, Fishing, Everyday

Author: Colin Jarman

Publisher: Firefly Books Limited

ISBN: 9781770852099

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 1768

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.

Made by Papa

67 geniale Projekte für Väter und Kinder

Author: Scott Bedford

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783772475900


Page: 336

View: 7182

Crafts & Hobbies

Des Pawson's Knot Craft

35 Ropework Projects

Author: Des Pawson

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408107813

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 8937

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 Waterways
Sports & Recreation

The Ashley Book of Knots

Author: Clifford Warren Ashley

Publisher: Doubleday Books

ISBN: 0385040253

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 620

View: 856

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

Schlampen mit Moral

Eine praktische Anleitung für Polyamorie, offene Beziehungen und andere Abenteuer

Author: Dossie Easton,Janet W. Hardy

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3864156610

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

View: 1132

Warum nur eine(n) lieben, wenn man sie alle haben kann? Liebe und Sex machen glücklich darum sollte jeder so viel wie möglich davon haben. Und zwar nicht nur mit einem Partner. Die Beziehungspioniere Dossie Easton und Janet Hardy zeigen, wie man erfolgreich und moralisch einwandfrei polyamor leben kann. Wichtig dabei: offene Kommunikation, emotionale Ehrlichkeit und die richtige Verhütung. Ob Single oder in einer Beziehung, einfach einmal ausprobieren oder schon voll dabei dieses Buch hilft, den Kreis potenzieller Liebhaber zu erweitern und Liebe und Nähe in einem Ausmaß zu entdecken, das Sie sich nicht zu erträumen gewagt hätten. Wer sich jemals nach Liebe, Sex und Intimität jenseits der Beschränkungen konventioneller Monoamorie gesehnt hat, dem eröffnet Schlampen mit Moralungeahnte Möglichkeiten. Die Zeiten, in denen es anrüchig war, mehr als einen Menschen zu lieben und zu begehren, sind mit diesem Buch endgültig vorbei für Männer und für Frauen.
House & Home


Schleifen, Schlaufen, Knoten und Stränge

Author: J. D. Lenzen

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3961212813

Category: House & Home

Page: 152

View: 2372

Paracords (kurz für Parachute cords) sind dünne und leichte Seile aus Nylon, die ursprünglich im Zweiten Weltkrieg für Fallschirmleinen eingesetzt wurden. Heute werden sie längst nicht mehr nur vom Militär verwendet: das Knüpfen von Armbändern, Gürteln oder Schlüsselanhängern aus Paracords erfreut sich immer größer werdender Beliebtheit, wobei die verschiedensten Knoten angewandt werden. J. D. Lenzen ist ein Experte im Bereich Knoten und Knüpfen mit Paracords – er hat unter anderem das Fusionsknüpfen erfunden. In seinem Buch führt er den Leser durch 35 verschiedene Paracordfusionsknoten, die noch nie in einem Buch präsentiert wurden. Über 800 Fotos und leicht verständliche Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen machen dieses Buch zum idealen Begleiter sowohl für Anfänger als auch Fortgeschrittene.


Unterwegs auf legendären Wegen

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783899559118


Page: 254

View: 8942

Knots and splices

The Complete Guide to Knots

For Sailing, Fishing, Camping and Climbing

Author: Mario Bigon,Guido Regazzoni

Publisher: Ebury Press

ISBN: 9780091917111

Category: Knots and splices

Page: 256

View: 6074

This handy-sized guide is an indispensable reference book for everyone from the novice to the craftsman and the outdoor adventurer. With everything from everyday knots to decorative and applied knots, this pocket guide reveals what each knot looks like, where you can use it and how to tie it. Each one comes with a short introduction about its properties, easy-to-follow instructions and clear step-by-step photographs showing every single stage. Beginning with a chapter on different types of rope and the situations where they should be used (whether they are flexible, tough, are water resistant or can float), this comprehensive handbook spans simple knots like the Loop knot, sewing knots like the Overhand knot, moving on to climber's knots, applied knots used to make rope ladders or netting, and beautiful ornamental knots. Special sections are devoted to knots used for shortening ropes, those for use as tackles for lifting and moving weights, and importantly, knots that can be tied with only one hand for emergency situations. This essential book will enable you to master 70 of the most useful knots with absolute confidence.
Sports & Recreation

Paracord Outdoor Gear Projects

Simple Instructions for Survival Bracelets and Other DIY Projects

Author: Pepperell Braiding Company,Joel Hooks

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

ISBN: 1607654695

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 250

View: 2989

If you love the outdoors, you’ll love parachute cord! Strong, lightweight, and durable, it’s the most versatile material ever developed for making outdoor gear and accessories. This book shows you how easy it is to use colorful paracord to create attractive and useful survival bracelets, lanyards, straps, and more. Paracord Outdoor Gear Projects takes you step by step through all the knots and wraps you need to know. Get practical advice on tools and materials, and learn the right way to melt and fuse the cut ends of your cord. Whether you’re camping in the wilderness, working outside, or just walking the dog, you’re sure to find the ideal DIY project here.