Instructables: exploring - outside - knots - parachute cord - paracord http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:52:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Two Bight Turk's Head Paracord Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Bight-Turks-Head-Paracord-Lanyard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  http://stormdrane.blogspot.com  This video tutorial will show how to tie a Two-Bight Turk's-Head lanyard using about 5.5 feet of 550 paracord.  The Turk's Head part of the knot is described in 'The Ashley Book of Knots', knot #595.  I added the lanyard knot and loop o...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 04:58:23 PDT
How to Tie a Single Strand Star Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Single-Strand-Star-Knot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/9SYY/H21CGM8H/FSS9SYYH21CGM8H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/9SYY/H21CGM8H/FSS9SYYH21CGM8H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/9SYY/H21CGM8H/FSS9SYYH21CGM8H.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  Stormdrane's Blog This video will show how to tie a single strand star knot.  I followed Fred Creativ'Knots photo tutorial for tying the knot, but had comments from others that they were having trouble following the path of the cord, so between the video and the photo...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 19:23:04 PDT
How to Tie a Paracord Gaucho Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Paracord-Gaucho-Knot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VB5U/GZUAG2SY/FQGVB5UGZUAG2SY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VB5U/GZUAG2SY/FQGVB5UGZUAG2SY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VB5U/GZUAG2SY/FQGVB5UGZUAG2SY.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane This video tutorial will show how to tie a Gaucho knot using a length of paracord.  This Gaucho knot starts off with tying a 5 lead 4 bight Turk's Head knot, then working from that into a Gaucho knot. This decorative knot can be tied onto a cane, walking stick, hiking staff, used as a neckerchief s...
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Sat, 17 Mar 2012 13:41:23 PDT
Reinforced Paracord Ring Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Reinforced-Paracord-Ring-Hitch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/YARO/GU4MCDRU/FE9YAROGU4MCDRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/YARO/GU4MCDRU/FE9YAROGU4MCDRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/YARO/GU4MCDRU/FE9YAROGU4MCDRU.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane The ring hitch, also known as the cow hitch, lanyard hitch, lark's head, bale sling hitch, and probaby goes by a few other monikers, can sometimes easily loosen up or get slack when not under tension with some types of 'slippery' cordage, like nylon paracord, so the 'Reinforced Ring Hitch' offers a...
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Wed, 2 Nov 2011 03:32:15 PDT
Zigzag Spooling Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Zigzag-Spooling-Paracord/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane Some cord and string comes from manufacturers on spools without end caps, wrapped around the spool in a zigzag type pattern that keeps it from spilling off the sides.  This video demonstrates how to wrap paracord onto a spool in that manner.  I used the same method with my Carabiner Paracord Spool ...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2011 09:17:22 PDT
Paracord Chain Sinnet Fast Deploy Boonie Hatband http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Chain-Sinnet-Fast-Deploy-Boonie-Hatband/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/NBBR/GPVF21BE/F7ZNBBRGPVF21BE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/NBBR/GPVF21BE/F7ZNBBRGPVF21BE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/NBBR/GPVF21BE/F7ZNBBRGPVF21BE.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane This video will show how to add paracord to a boonie hat using a chain sinnet.  The paracord can be quickly removed for use if needed. More knotty stuff on my blog:  http://stormdrane.blogspot.com
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Fri, 8 Jul 2011 11:08:21 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
Paracord wrist lanyard made with the snake knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-wrist-lanyard-made-with-the-snake-knot/
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