Introduction: Make Your Own Primitive Leather Cordage (video)

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Here's a video I made that shows you how to make your own primitive cordage from leather (or any other suitable material).

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paulzef (author)2010-12-09

How long is it?
Like how much leather would you need to cut to make say 15 inches?

nepheron (author)paulzef2010-12-09

To make around 15'', you would need 3 20'' strands of leather. The twining part does cause you to lose 1/2'' - 1'' over the whole length...most of the length-loss comes from tying the knots on the ends of the cord.

shantinath1000 (author)2010-08-15

interesting- how strong is the cord?

nepheron (author)shantinath10002010-08-16

3 times stronger than the individual strips ;)

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