The Splicing Handbook

Author: Barbara Merry
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472903439
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The only handbook devoted to splicing today's ropes, this bestselling reference covers every kind of splicing project a boater will ever need. Featuring step-by-step illustrations and explanations for the most useful and popular splices in traditional twisted and modern braided ropes as well as wire, it covers: - how to splice high-tech, slippery, synthetic ropes such as Spectra, Dyneema and Kevlar - mainstream rope materials such as Dacron and nylon - all standard rope constructions, including solid braid, double braid, parallel core, plaited and three-strand rope - how to splice wire for shrouds and halyards, and rope to wire splices This new edition has been expanded to include a section on wire selection, new wire splices and several attractive knot and splice-based projects: rope fenders, rope cargo nets, rope ladders and rope bow puddings. There isn't a rope project on board that can't be tackled with this guide. 'Covers every splicing project a yachtsman will ever need.' Kelvin Hughes 'Aimed at the beginner, though the in-depth stuff will appeal to old hands too.' Classic Boat

The Splicing Handbook Techniques for Modern and Traditional Ropes Second Edition

Author: Barbara Merry
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780071354387
Format: PDF
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The only book devoted completely to slicing today's ropes, this fully illustrated, step-by-step guide has been expanded and enhanced in this new edition and now covers wire splices, and splices in Spectra and Kevlar ropes as well as Dacron braid and traditional three-strand. The Splicing Handbook includes every splice project a boater will ever need.

Reeds Splicing Handbook

Author: Jan-Willem Polman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472952766
Format: PDF, Docs
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For any seafarer, splicing rope is an essential skill. But the traditional 3-strand rope is fast disappearing. So how do you splice braided rope? This is the definitive pocket-sized guide to all rope splicing techniques. Most of the techniques are quite easy to master – and also fun to do. See why splices are better – and stronger – than knots or shackles for joining or shortening rope, and follow the step-by-step photographs and clear instructions to find out how to splice efficiently. Containing step by step photos and clear instructions, this colourful and easy to follow aide memoire guides users every step of the way.

Splicing wire and fiber rope

Author: Raoul Graumont
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Pr/Tidewater Pub
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Eye splices, roll splices, tail splices, short and long splices; grommets; lock tucks in various eye splices; flexible and nonflexible cable splices used in aircraft cord -- these and many other operations are explained in simple language and are illustrated by clear line drawings and photographs. Directions for meshing and socketing, helpful information on rigging blocks and tackle, and a complete glossary of rope terms are included.

Knotting and Splicing Ropes and Cordage

Author: Paul N. Hasluck
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1620873540
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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When it comes to explaining crafters' tools and techniques, craftsman Paul N. Hasluck is a true master. In Knotting and Splicing Ropes and Cordage, Hasluck covers everything, from the basics of rope formation to trying useful knots, splicing rope, working cordage, tying fancy knots, using different ties and lashings, and more--all among more than 200 intricate illustrations. Great for sailors, Scouts, climbers, cavers, rescue workers, or anyone who is simply interested in learning the skills behind knotting and splicing, this classic work holds the very foundation of the art.

The Everything Knots Book

Author: Randy Penn
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440522774
Format: PDF, Docs
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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 Splicing Handbook

Author: Barbara Merry
Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical Press
ISBN: 9781408141977
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The only handbook devoted to splicing today's ropes, this bestselling reference covers every kind of splicing project a boater will ever need. Featuring step-by-step illustrations and explanations for the most useful and popular splices in traditional twisted and modern braided ropes as well as wire, it covers: - how to splice high-tech, slippery, synthetic ropes such as Spectra, Dyneema and Kevlar - mainstream rope materials such as Dacron and nylon - all standard rope constructions, including solid braid, double braid, parallel core, plaited and three-strand rope - how to splice wire for shrouds and halyards, and rope to wire splices This new edition has been expanded to include a section on wire selection, new wire splices and several attractive knot and splice-based projects: rope fenders, rope cargo nets, rope ladders and rope bow puddings. There isn't a rope project on board that can't be tackled with this guide. 'Covers every splicing project a yachtsman will ever need.' Kelvin Hughes 'Aimed at the beginner, though the in-depth stuff will appeal to old hands too.' Classic Boat

The Arts of the Sailor

Author: Hervey Garrett Smith
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486132684
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Marine Knots

Author: Patrick Moreau
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 006279776X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Learn to master dozens of knots essential for boating and all water activities with this innovative illustrated guide. Packed with helpful step-by-step instructions and beautifully detailed illustrations, Marine Knots includes forty different knots every water sportsperson—including sailors, motor boat enthusiasts, waterskiers, paddle boarders, kayakers, canoers, and more need to practice their craft or hobby safely and confidently. With Marine Knots, you’ll learn how to tie a variety of common knots, including: Stopper Knots Hitch Knots Lashing Knots Eyes or Closed Loops Bend Knots Longitudinal Tension Knots Whipping Knots Symbolic Knots For everyone who loves spending time on the water, Marine Knots is a reliable, invaluable guide—and the perfect accessory for popular water activities.

Rope Works

Author: Gerald L. Findley
Publisher: Booksurge Publishing
ISBN: 9781439213162
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Rope Works is a book of knots, hitches, splices, lashings and rope making. Rope Works presents a series of intructions illustrated in a knotboard format. The instructions are especially helpful for individuals or groups intrested in learning to tie knots with confidence. In addition, Rope Works contains plans for several different hand operated rope machines.