Instructables: exploring - outside - knots - knot - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:53:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 Knot Board for Australian Cub Scouts http://www.instructables.com/id/Knot-Board-for-Australian-Cub-Scouts/
Knot Board for Australian Cub Scouts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/PK7G/HX7P21TN/FFQPK7GHX7P21TN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/PK7G/HX7P21TN/FFQPK7GHX7P21TN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/PK7G/HX7P21TN/FFQPK7GHX7P21TN.SMALL.jpg the_mini_guy The purpose of the Knot Board is for it to be built as a Pack Night Activity, and for Cub Scouts to take home and practice their Boomerang Knot work. This design was prepared by: Max P. - Assistant Cub Scout Leader at 1st Wantirna South Cub Scout PackThe example was constructed by: Max H-B. - Cub Sc...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 04:02:19 PDT
Rope Swing with Monkey's Fist http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Swing-with-Monkeys-Fist/
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 23:01:05 PDT
How to Tie a 4 Strand Paracord Braid with a Core and Buckle. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-4-Strand-Paracord-Braid-with-a-Core-a/
How to Tie a 4 Strand Paracord Braid with a Core and Buckle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/NCA8/HC3PT5W9/F30NCA8HC3PT5W9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/NCA8/HC3PT5W9/F30NCA8HC3PT5W9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/NCA8/HC3PT5W9/F30NCA8HC3PT5W9.SMALL.jpg welchjr This bracelet is made with 550 paracord. I gutted the working cords so that it would give it a flatter, more feminine look and feel. But, it works just the same without gutting the cord. The middle core is not gutted. I have found that doing it this way gives the braid a more rounded look.   The for...
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Thu, 17 Jan 2013 13:42:02 PST
knotted hubs - a useful twist on a decorative knot! http://www.instructables.com/id/knotted-hubs-a-useful-twist-on-a-decorative-knot/
knotted hubs - a useful twist on a decorative knot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/V1EL/HAWSI2EH/FUHV1ELHAWSI2EH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/V1EL/HAWSI2EH/FUHV1ELHAWSI2EH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/V1EL/HAWSI2EH/FUHV1ELHAWSI2EH.SMALL.jpg montana mindsmith as a former squid (navy), i love knots!  i especially like ones that are useful first, decorative second, and both most of all.  these knot "hubs" are simple accessory, multiple-attachment points that can be used singly or in combination to serve a variety of outdoor, indoor and workshop needs.  the...
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Fri, 28 Dec 2012 18:03:15 PST
Crisscross Solomon Bar Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Crisscross-Solomon-Bar-Paracord-Bracelet/
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Fri, 28 Dec 2012 08:10:08 PST
Thiefs knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Thiefs-knot/
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Thu, 19 Nov 2009 17:20:58 PST
How to Tie the Lanyard Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-the-Lanyard-Knot/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2010 15:07:51 PST
Survival Bracelet II http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Bracelet-II/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2010 18:29:10 PST
How to tie a bowline http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-a-bowline-2/
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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 15:14:09 PDT
How to tie a bowline knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-a-bowline-knot-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RLRR/H4VQ6GJ8/FS3RLRRH4VQ6GJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RLRR/H4VQ6GJ8/FS3RLRRH4VQ6GJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RLRR/H4VQ6GJ8/FS3RLRRH4VQ6GJ8.SMALL.jpg ethanb34      These step by step pictures will show you how to tie a bowline. The bowline is also called the rescue knot because it never slips and is good for rescue-related purposes like pulling someone out of water. It is also called the king of knots because it can be used in so many different situations...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:20:39 PDT
How to tie a square knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-a-square-knot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/XC5U/H54086I3/FAUXC5UH54086I3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/XC5U/H54086I3/FAUXC5UH54086I3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/XC5U/H54086I3/FAUXC5UH54086I3.SMALL.jpg ethanb34 Follow these step by step pictures to learn how to tie a square knot. A square knot can be used for many different things like tying two ropes together or make a circle with one rope. It is the easiest knot I know how to tie.
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:52:50 PDT
How to Tie a Shoe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Shoe-2/
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 15:11:29 PDT
Part 4 of my knot series: The Sheet Bend http://www.instructables.com/id/Part-4-of-my-knot-series-The-Sheet-Bend/
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Sun, 17 Jun 2012 11:10:13 PDT
Part 3 of my knot series: The Constrictor Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Part-3-of-my-knot-series-The-Constrictor-Knot/
Part 3 of my knot series: The Constrictor Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/23WT/H2MYMG03/F9T23WTH2MYMG03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/23WT/H2MYMG03/F9T23WTH2MYMG03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/23WT/H2MYMG03/F9T23WTH2MYMG03.SMALL.jpg ThatKnottyguy I am extremely sorry. My camera has been broken, and I just got a new one. So I will be continuing my knot series. This knot is used to hold bundles of things such as sticks, poles, etc. I hope you enjoy this, and if you want more follow me! I only used one item to demonstrate it. If you have any qu...
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Tue, 29 May 2012 16:33:19 PDT
Part 2 of my knot series: The Square Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Part-2-of-my-knot-series-The-Square-Knot/
Part 2 of my knot series: The Square Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/ESZ0/H1O5DIBC/FF2ESZ0H1O5DIBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/ESZ0/H1O5DIBC/FF2ESZ0H1O5DIBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/ESZ0/H1O5DIBC/FF2ESZ0H1O5DIBC.SMALL.jpg ThatKnottyguy The Square knot. Basically two overhands but with a twist. (Get It?) NOT to be used to Hold critical loads, like a person. I finally found my paracord! Also called a reef knot. Materials - Rope, or Paracord 550 as I have - Hands First things first First your going to want to do an Overhand kno...
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Tue, 1 May 2012 15:01:01 PDT
Part 1 of my knot series: The Overhand Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Part-1-of-my-knot-series-The-Overhand-Knot/
Part 1 of my knot series: The Overhand Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/9QSB/H19RSZEW/FQX9QSBH19RSZEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/9QSB/H19RSZEW/FQX9QSBH19RSZEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/9QSB/H19RSZEW/FQX9QSBH19RSZEW.SMALL.jpg ThatKnottyguy I am starting a knot series of how knows how many parts! So, here I have  the Overhand Knot, the most basic knot. This helps with lots of other knots so it is useful. Materials -Rope, or paracord -Hands Over and Under Take one end of the rope and bring it over the other side of the rope to for...
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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 08:23:13 PDT
Sailmaker's Whipping - Step by Step http://www.instructables.com/id/Sailmakers-Whipping-Step-by-Step/
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Sun, 1 Apr 2012 05:01:07 PDT
Bowline Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bowline-Knot-1/
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012 15:26:00 PST
Spiral knot tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Spiral-knot-tutorial/
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Sun, 22 Jan 2012 06:16:07 PST
Paracord - 5 color Key Fob http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-5-color-Key-Fob/
Paracord - 5 color Key Fob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/IIB3/G8JEFYGF/F2JIIB3G8JEFYGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/IIB3/G8JEFYGF/F2JIIB3G8JEFYGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/IIB3/G8JEFYGF/F2JIIB3G8JEFYGF.SMALL.jpg NutandBolt In this instructable I will show a few easy steps on how to make a 5 color key fob using paracord. For this project you will need: * 5 - different paracord colors or the same, you decide. * Scissors * Lighter * plastic clip or rubber band. Everyone is welcome to have a look at my blog where I have...
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Wed, 28 Apr 2010 09:05:45 PDT
Trucker's Hitch, THE most awesome knot on the planet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Truckers-Hitch-THE-most-awesome-knot-on-the-plan/
Trucker's Hitch, THE most awesome knot on the planet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/JEAB/FM2CT5PZ/F17JEABFM2CT5PZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/JEAB/FM2CT5PZ/F17JEABFM2CT5PZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/JEAB/FM2CT5PZ/F17JEABFM2CT5PZ.SMALL.jpg schneidp20 Yes I know that there are plenty of other cool knots out there ... many of which I literally couldn't live w/o ... I rock climb. However, this knot is unlike any other. Plus I needed a grabber for my Instructable. :-) (BTW: this ISN'T a climbing knot!) And in truth, it isn't a knot by itself...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 11:44:19 PDT
Corkscrew knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Corkscrew-knot/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2011 17:04:22 PDT
Tie a bowline http://www.instructables.com/id/Tie-a-bowline/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2011 06:50:22 PDT
How to Tie a Slip Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Slip-Knot/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2008 16:46:57 PDT
Celtic Button Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Celtic-Button-Knot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/BJOZ/GPVF2E6U/FZQBJOZGPVF2E6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/BJOZ/GPVF2E6U/FZQBJOZGPVF2E6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/BJOZ/GPVF2E6U/FZQBJOZGPVF2E6U.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane This video will show how to tie a Celtic Button Knot, using a length of paracord for the demonstration.  The 'Celtic Button Knot' looks similar to the 'Lanyard Knot', but is tied along a single strand of cord instead of using two strands. They can be useful as decorative stopper/terminal knots.  Th...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 04:55:24 PDT
Cross Knot Paracord Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Knot-Paracord-Lanyard/
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Sun, 22 May 2011 05:01:14 PDT
Multi-Color Monkey Fist http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Color-Monkey-Fist/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2008 17:46:28 PDT
Multi-Color Paracord Can Koozie http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Color-Paracord-Can-Koozie/
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Tue, 30 Mar 2010 19:10:03 PDT
Make a Wide Sturdy Handle With The Portuguese Sinnet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wide-Sturdy-Handle-With-The-Portuguese-Sinn/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2009 21:53:54 PDT
Cobra Weave Key Fob http://www.instructables.com/id/Corbra-Weave-Key-Fob/
Cobra Weave Key Fob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/01GR/G79D467C/FI101GRG79D467C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/01GR/G79D467C/FI101GRG79D467C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/01GR/G79D467C/FI101GRG79D467C.SMALL.jpg tevers94 You may have seen my instructables on paracord bracelets, well this is the same design with a few variations.  I used to reach in my pockets and have to search for my keys.  Now i reach in and go right for the key fob.  These can be all one color, or multi colored.  Supplies -6ft of gutted parac...
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Sat, 27 Mar 2010 17:54:41 PDT
Double-perfect Whipped Paracord Staff Hand-grip http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-perfect-Whipped-Paracord-Staff-Hand-grip/
Double-perfect Whipped Paracord Staff Hand-grip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/04X8/G79F1DUG/FGI04X8G79F1DUG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/04X8/G79F1DUG/FGI04X8G79F1DUG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/04X8/G79F1DUG/FGI04X8G79F1DUG.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Whipping is the traditional way of binding the end of a rope to prevent it fraying.  Synthetic cords can be melted, but natural fibres need whipping, and melting is ugly. Whipping can also be used to create hand-grips on walking sticks. This is my own variation on a method known as "perfect whipp...
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Sat, 27 Mar 2010 07:06:39 PDT
Survival Bracelet (Updated!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Bracelet/
Survival Bracelet (Updated!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/645Z/G68GWUGC/FKE645ZG68GWUGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/645Z/G68GWUGC/FKE645ZG68GWUGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/645Z/G68GWUGC/FKE645ZG68GWUGC.SMALL.jpg tevers94 Survival bracelets are often seen on soldiers in war or hikers in the woods.  Real 550 paracord has 7 inner strands.  The paracord sheath is rated at about 300-pounds.  7 strands made up on two strings each for a rating of 35 pounds.  14 inner strings, each of which have a rating of about 17.5 pound...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2010 16:06:12 PST
Chluaid's 10-minute Monkey Fist http://www.instructables.com/id/Chluaids-10-minute-Monkey-Fist/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/RHN1/FTTOTSV6/FOSRHN1FTTOTSV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/RHN1/FTTOTSV6/FOSRHN1FTTOTSV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/RHN1/FTTOTSV6/FOSRHN1FTTOTSV6.SMALL.jpg chluaid When I was a little kid I read somewhere that sailors made weapons from rope. Since then I've been fascinated with rope weapons (limited mainly to flails and whips) and always wanted to learn how to make them. A few years back, I was in a book store and saw a step-by-step how to make a monkey's fis...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2009 23:42:03 PDT
A pocket full of knots. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-pocket-full-of-knots./
A pocket full of knots. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/79OM/FDSECQ7H/FK579OMFDSECQ7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/79OM/FDSECQ7H/FK579OMFDSECQ7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/79OM/FDSECQ7H/FK579OMFDSECQ7H.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Traditionally, a knotting board is a large display of the knots a Scout can make. Being large, they became unpopular. Now, though, spend a few minutes with card, wire and a cigar tin, and you can have a pocket-sized display fit to earn any Cub or Scout that bit extra credit towards a badge. (You c...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2008 11:27:03 PDT