Instructables: exploring - outside - knot - 550 cord http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 17:34:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to tie an extended two-strand Matthew Walker knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-an-extended-two-strand-Matthew-Walker-k/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  Stormdrane's Blog The video demonstrates how to tie a two-strand and an extended/lengthened two-strand Matthew Walker knot, knots #s 776 and 777 in 'The Ashley Book of Knots'.  They can be made even longer, but I usually just keep them short with paracord lanyards/fob...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:43:44 PST
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 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
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