Step 2: Make the Noose

Note: Be sure to melt the ends of your cord so it doesn't fray!

First, you are gonna make a noose on each end of the cord. To do this, make an "S" shape at the end of your cord. Take the bottom of the "S" and loop it around the rest of the "S" two or three times. Now take the working end and put it through the existing loop. Now pull each side of the cord to tighten.

Repeat this on the other end.

If tied correctly, you should be able to adjust the noose from super small to extra large.
<p>I like it. thanks.</p>
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Useful stuff. But ...<br> <br> I went to the craft store to check out cord locks. They're big and clunky and they want four bucks for them. Paracord? Knots? The glasses attachment is two knots. Works well.&nbsp; Shouldn't the cord lock be a knot too?<br> <br> Surely you can outperform a crummy plastic cord lock with an appropriate knot!<br> <br> Thanks!<br>
Ahhh, excellent kit/design set you have here. IF, using the lighter isn't available-(parents, ages trying this out, work rules using a lighter, need it now instead of during your break,etc.) contact cement with the 10min. wait time works as well in fussing the ends of the Paracords to prevent unraveling and fused together past the installation of the Cord lock. <br> As an additional item IF you find yourself w/out either access to the Lighter, or Contact cement, is Sail twine. Most deck sailors will know how to wrap any line-(rope) using the basic wrap and tie offs even without the 'hidden' ends inside the wrap. Geeze, now I feel guilty not providing a Video to demo.....

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