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Knots, Splices and Rope Work

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KNOTS, SPLICES AND ROPE WORK
A Practical Treatise
Giving Complete and Simple Directions for Making All the Most Useful
and Ornamental Knots in Common Use, with Chapters on Splicing,
Pointing, Seizing, Serving, etc. Adapted for the use of Travellers,
Campers, Yachtsmen, Boy Scouts, and All Others Having to Use or Handle
Ropes for Any Purpose.
by
A. HYATT VERRILL
Editor Popular Science Dept., "American Boy Magazine."
SECOND REVISED EDITION
Illustrated with 156 Original Cuts Showing How Each Knot, Tie or
Splice is Formed and Its Appearance When Complete.
CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER I
CORDAGE
Kinds of Rope. Construction of Rope. Strength of Ropes. Weight of
Ropes. Material Used in Making Ropes.
CHAPTER II
SIMPLE KNOTS AND BENDS
Parts of Rope. Whipping and Seizing Rope. Loops. Cuckolds' Necks.
Clinches. Overhand and Figure-eight Knots. Square and Reef Knots.
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