Step 11:

Slide the knot off the pen and cut off the excess paracord

this would make a cool ring
I see too many projects like this where the inner strands are left in. I would say like half of the things made with paracord, if not more, come out better or will come out good at all with the inner strands removed. If you made this knot with just the sheathing, it would look nice and tight and not so stupid.
This photo of Step 6 is <strong>not correct </strong>:-(<br> The description is correct though? The top strand should go over the left strand on the photo and under the strand just below it. I struggled with the knot until I found the fault here.
I made one of these as a &quot;woggle&quot; for boy scouts, see here: <a href="http://www.briangreen.net/2011/01/turks-head-knot-paracord-woggle.html" rel="nofollow">Turk's Head Knot Paracord Woggle</a>.<br><br>A woggle, for those of you that have never heard the term, is a device used to fasten the neckerchief, or scarf, that is worn as part of the Boy Scout uniform. I can remember making these when I was in the British Cub Scouts and was reminded of them when I stumbled upon a really nice <a href="http://www.troop54.com/knots/TurksHeadKnot/TurksHeadKnot.htm" rel="nofollow">step-by-step illustration</a> showing how they are made.<br><br>Using the step-by-step illustration previously mentioned, I began wrapping some paracord around a tube to fashion my woggle. The tube I used was actually the long part of a turkey baster - its what I had at hand! After working the paracord as tight as I could get it to form a neatly shaped Turk's Head knot, I trimmed the two loose ends of the paracord, making sure that they both ended up on the inside of the knot. In order to do that I had to slide the woggle on and off the tube a few times, but it easily retained it's shape.<br><br>This is the point at which I got a little creative. I poured a small amount of Titebond wood glue into a plastic cup and added a few teaspoons of warm water. I stirred the mixture around until I had a very thin/runny version of glue. Then, while leaving the tied woggle on the tube, I liberally painted the paracord with the watery glue mixture. Once it was well and truly soaked, I left the woggle in a warm place to dry overnight.<br><br>The next day I repeated the process, slathering on another coat of the watery glue mixture and leaving the woggle on the tube to dry overnight. When I finally removed the woggle from the tube the next day it felt like a piece of rock in my hand. The wood glue mixture had completely penetrated the paracord and as it dried it turned the paracord totally hard.
i am so confused with these instructions,,,,,
I've seen this knot before somewhere...<br /> <br /> Anyway... good instructable.<br />
maby it resembles an atom and your memorys foggy ???
I have no idea.
It is used to make those shrinking sailors bracelets.
<br> Great Instructable!<br><br><br> Hardest Part of a Turkshead knot is after you get the Hang of it,<br> Teaching others! Will keep this in my Flashdrive &quot;Ditty bag&quot; <br><br>A picture of a simple one and two I made into Bracelets<br><br> Upper is some low-stretch line I found and Lower is made of<br>Tarred Marline/seine twine
Well explained - this can be a pig of a knot if your instructions are not crystal clear.<br /> <br /> The finished knot makes a good woggle as well.<br />
thanks mr. kiteman, i try very&nbsp; hard to make my instructions easy to figure out &amp; follow.
Yeah :P &quot;Mr.Kiteman&quot; is his father.
(No &quot;Mr&quot;, just <em>Kiteman</em>.)<br />
&nbsp;At my last scout meeting one of the activities was to use nylon cord to do tis knot. We also followed it along a few times.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> It's amazing what you can make a woggle out of. We also use pvc circles and glue miscellaneous objects to them.<br />
awesome instructable! my scoutmaster for boyscouts uses this as his neckerchief slide, and i think it is very cool.
took me a little to make this but your instructions helped very well thank you cannot wait to get the paracord for my whip and put this on the handle hope i can finally be a belmont (hopes someone gets this joke)<br />
Hi! I'm Turkish, and I know this but not all.Only how step 5 is! So the rest, you teach me. Thank you! We&nbsp;call your step 5 as &quot; Kazık d&uuml;ğ&uuml;m&uuml;&quot; and use it to keep sth. whithout play somewhere. This is the best way to keep. Thanks agin!!!

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