Instructables: exploring - outside - hiking - rope - boating http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:19:53 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 long 4 bight Turk's head knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-a-long-4-bight-Turks-head-knot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/076I/H742FLL3/FLH076IH742FLL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/076I/H742FLL3/FLH076IH742FLL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/076I/H742FLL3/FLH076IH742FLL3.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  http://stormdrane.blogspot.com *Note that long Turk's head knots can take a lot of time, sometimes hours to complete, in gradually tightening up the knot and keeping it neat as you work, so anyone looking for a quick and easy project should look for smaller knots to t...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 03:12:18 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
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