Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - knots - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 May 2016 00:26:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Quick Skills #8: How to tie the Tumble Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-8-How-to-Tie-the-Tumble-Hitch/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:35:39 PDT
Snake Lashing http://www.instructables.com/id/Snake-Lashing/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 10:34:02 PDT
Quick Skills #7: How to tie the One-Handed Bowline http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-7-How-to-Tie-the-One-Handed-Bowline/
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:08:42 PDT
Quick Skills #6: How to tie the Marlinspike Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-6-How-to-Tie-the-Marlinspike-Hitch/
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:24:44 PDT
2 Piece Paracord Key Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Piece-Paracord-Key-Chain/
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 17:24:15 PST
Learn the Best Knot for Camping http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-the-Best-Knot-for-Camping/
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:54:48 PST
Making Two Equal Length Double Spliced Dyneema Lines http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Two-Equal-Length-Double-Spliced-Dyneema-Lin/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 23:12:18 PST
Star Button Knot Key Chain/Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Button-Knot-Key-ChainBracelet/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 21:52:44 PST
Easy Rope Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Rope-Handle/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 11:09:55 PST
Figure 8 Knot With Loop/Bight http://www.instructables.com/id/Figure-8-knot-with-loopbight/
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 19:10:45 PST
Rope halter with fiador http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-halter-with-fiador/
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 09:26:01 PDT
Create a super tight rope line http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-super-tight-rope-line/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:55:24 PDT
How to Knot a Butterfly by Macrame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knot-a-Butterfly-by-Macrame/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 07:45:09 PDT
Paracord Medical Alert Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Medical-Alert-Bracelet/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 17:21:28 PDT
Paracord Gecko/ Lizard http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Gecko-Lizard/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:15:46 PST
Easy Paracord Tie Down http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Paracord-Tie-Down/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:40:10 PST
Tying a Tautline Hitch with Janine http://www.instructables.com/id/Tying-a-Tautline-Hitch-with-Janine/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:44:08 PDT
Knot Board for Australian Cub Scouts http://www.instructables.com/id/Knot-Board-for-Australian-Cub-Scouts/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 04:02:19 PDT
Packable Hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Packable-Hammock/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 12:02:01 PDT
Paracord Snow Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Snow-Shoes/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 00:17:41 PST
Double Cobra Stitch Paracord Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Cobra-Stitch-Paracord-Belt/
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 12:19:59 PST
Unique paracord bracelet with wooden beads http://www.instructables.com/id/Unique-paracord-bracelet-with-wooden-beads/
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 11:33:39 PST
Paracord Glasses Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Glasses-Lanyard/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 21:10:09 PST
Double Helix Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Helix-Keychain/
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 08:07:50 PDT
josephine knot http://www.instructables.com/id/josephine-knot/
josephine knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/T8XX/HKBG7609/FRRT8XXHKBG7609.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/T8XX/HKBG7609/FRRT8XXHKBG7609.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/T8XX/HKBG7609/FRRT8XXHKBG7609.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink The josephine knot is my favorite knot ever. I learned it while making a macrame plant hanger at Craftcation 2013 and I have been addicted ever since! You can use it to make bracelets, pretty up straps on bags - all kinds of things. The josephine knot seems delicate and complicated - but I promise ...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:17:29 PDT
Rock Sling http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Sling-1/
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:11:36 PDT
Rope Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Making/
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 18:25:59 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
Monkeys Fist (Updated- with Marble) http://www.instructables.com/id/Monkeys-Fist/
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 17:22:48 PDT
GUILWELL corte y grabado laser en cuero / CANUTO laser engraving and cutting leather http://www.instructables.com/id/GUILWELL-corte-y-grabado-laser-en-cuero-CANUTO-/
GUILWELL corte y grabado laser en cuero / CANUTO laser engraving and cutting leather - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/WNZS/HJ605WE7/FNHWNZSHJ605WE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/WNZS/HJ605WE7/FNHWNZSHJ605WE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/WNZS/HJ605WE7/FNHWNZSHJ605WE7.SMALL.jpg ricardoruizo El plotter laser ejecuta dos actividades,  1. con baja potencia graba  sobre el cuero  las palabras Dios, Patria y Hogar. 2. La segunda parte es el corte del perímetro y las líneas centrales Lo que obtenemos es una pieza plana con dos cortes, los que se trensan en lo que se conoce como "trensa fals...
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:00:35 PDT
Turk's head dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Turks-head-dice/
Turk's head dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/5MVP/HIGF6MXZ/FUT5MVPHIGF6MXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/5MVP/HIGF6MXZ/FUT5MVPHIGF6MXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/5MVP/HIGF6MXZ/FUT5MVPHIGF6MXZ.SMALL.jpg jallwine I generated a 3D model of a Turk's head die in one of my other instructables (you can check it out here). In this instructable I'll show you how to actually tie one! My dad and I tied it together, which made it much easier. He did most of the tying, while I held the cube, read off instructions and c...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 05:33:32 PDT
How to create a simple rope dog toy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-simple-rope-dog-toy/
How to create a simple rope dog toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/35KV/HHOFXAKE/FPP35KVHHOFXAKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/35KV/HHOFXAKE/FPP35KVHHOFXAKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/35KV/HHOFXAKE/FPP35KVHHOFXAKE.SMALL.jpg jallwine In this instructable, I'll show you how to make a simple rope dog toy using two Matthew Walker knots. Many rope toys you can get at the pet store consist of a rope with two overhand knots in it. The Matthew Walker knot is much more symmetrical and less likely to come untied. With three strand rope, ...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 08:28:07 PDT
How to make a woven rope bone dog toy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-woven-rope-bone-dog-toy/
How to make a woven rope bone dog toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/M9V5/HHMHZUIP/FI6M9V5HHMHZUIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/M9V5/HHMHZUIP/FI6M9V5HHMHZUIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/M9V5/HHMHZUIP/FI6M9V5HHMHZUIP.SMALL.jpg jallwine My dog loves rope toys. Tying knots is a hobby of mine, so it just doesn't feel right buying them. Instead I order my own rope and make ones that are much better than the ones you can get in a store! I make all kinds of different toys, but in this instructable, I'll show you how to tie a woven rope ...
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 16:45:24 PDT
How to make a plant hanger out of rope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-plant-hanger-out-of-rope/
How to make a plant hanger out of rope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/1LG5/HHJOIL4F/F9A1LG5HHJOIL4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/1LG5/HHJOIL4F/F9A1LG5HHJOIL4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/1LG5/HHJOIL4F/F9A1LG5HHJOIL4F.SMALL.jpg jallwine I'll be showing you how to make a plant hanger out of rope. A quick search on etsy for rope plant hangers yields several macrame plant hangers, which generally focus on hitches and square knots. In this instructable, I'll be showing you how to tie one that is made up of braids and decorative knots s...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 11:43:10 PDT
How to tie a 320 facet globe knot using a 3D printed model http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-a-320-facet-globe-knot-using-a-3D-print/
How to tie a 320 facet globe knot using a 3D printed model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/KNP1/HH2VOK2P/FZIKNP1HH2VOK2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/KNP1/HH2VOK2P/FZIKNP1HH2VOK2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/KNP1/HH2VOK2P/FZIKNP1HH2VOK2P.SMALL.jpg jallwine A globe knot is a form of Turk's head knot that can be tied to cover a sphere. The standard way to tie a globe knot is to tie the knot around a cylindrical mandrel, then transfer the knot to a ball that you want to cover. In this instructable I'll show you how to tie a 320 facet globe knot by 3D pri...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 12:23:09 PDT
How to tie a Turk's head coaster using a 3D printed model http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-a-Turks-head-coaster-using-a-3D-printe/
How to tie a Turk's head coaster using a 3D printed model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/QMV0/HH11FYVS/FNJQMV0HH11FYVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/QMV0/HH11FYVS/FNJQMV0HH11FYVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/QMV0/HH11FYVS/FNJQMV0HH11FYVS.SMALL.jpg jallwine Tying a Turk's head knot can be tricky without something to follow along with, especially when you want to get more complicated than the standard 3 part x 5 bight ones you can find instructions for online. I generated a 3D model of a 6 part x 7 bight Turk's head and used it as a guide to actually ti...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 22:47:18 PDT
Rope Tackle for Pioneering Use (Trucker's Hitch) http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Tackle-for-Pioneering-Use-Truckers-Hitch/
Rope Tackle for Pioneering Use (Trucker's Hitch) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WSTL/HGH721SJ/FDWWSTLHGH721SJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WSTL/HGH721SJ/FDWWSTLHGH721SJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WSTL/HGH721SJ/FDWWSTLHGH721SJ.SMALL.jpg Larry Green When you want to lift or pull more than your own strength will permit, or when you want to make a heavy lifting job a little easier, the rope tackle is a device that can be used. The idea behind a rope tackle is similar to that of a tackle using blocks and pulleys. In a rope tackle, one lead (end) ...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 20:24:56 PDT
Rope ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-ladder/
Rope ladder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/TFVK/HFWST64U/FELTFVKHFWST64U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/TFVK/HFWST64U/FELTFVKHFWST64U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/TFVK/HFWST64U/FELTFVKHFWST64U.SMALL.jpg rinkishimo We do geocaching with family and friends and sometimes it's really hard to get someone somewhere high or low and rope ladder comes quite handy. This instructable is about our first one made only from two ropes as we had plenty of ropes around ;) Safety first, so adult person with common sense shoul...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:07:42 PDT
Singing Tree Rope Runner http://www.instructables.com/id/Singing-Tree-Rope-Runner/
Singing Tree Rope Runner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/VLGH/HE7D9ZD5/FZ9VLGHHE7D9ZD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/VLGH/HE7D9ZD5/FZ9VLGHHE7D9ZD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/VLGH/HE7D9ZD5/FZ9VLGHHE7D9ZD5.SMALL.jpg kevin bingham design, prototype, waterjet, sandblast, powder coat, and assemble a ascent and descent prototype at tech shop Detroit..  The pulley axles bushings and sheaves were purchased directly from CMI corp.  springs push the upper Rope wrench into the rope causeing it to activate.  pulling up the lower lever...
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 06:38:21 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/
Crisscross Solomon Bar Paracord Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/3ZL4/HB58N6J6/F1K3ZL4HB58N6J6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/3ZL4/HB58N6J6/F1K3ZL4HB58N6J6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/3ZL4/HB58N6J6/F1K3ZL4HB58N6J6.SMALL.jpg hms1997 **If at any time in this instructable you can't figure out how to do one or more of the steps, leave a comment, send me a message, or send me an e-mail. (My e-mail address is in my description)** If you're familiar with the cobra weave, then this should be a fairly easy bracelet for you to make. M...
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Fri, 28 Dec 2012 08:10:08 PST
Lashed Trebuchet (1/5 scale) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lashed-Trebuchet-15-scale/
Lashed Trebuchet (1/5 scale) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/H9VV/GLGCJTRM/F41H9VVGLGCJTRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/H9VV/GLGCJTRM/F41H9VVGLGCJTRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/H9VV/GLGCJTRM/F41H9VVGLGCJTRM.SMALL.jpg old_alex This is a scale model of the Trebuchet I hope to build with my son's scout troop this year. It is made with 6, 4ft dowels  5/8 inch in diameter. Using 1/8 inch jute twine for all the lashings, Only the launching plank is  glued, all lashing are standard boy scout square lashings 3 wraps and 2-3 frap...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 17:39:30 PDT
Zigzag Spooling Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Zigzag-Spooling-Paracord/
Zigzag Spooling Paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Thiefs knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Thiefs-knot/
Thiefs knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/D35X/G23UUI88/FCQD35XG23UUI88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/D35X/G23UUI88/FCQD35XG23UUI88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/D35X/G23UUI88/FCQD35XG23UUI88.SMALL.jpg hacker006 A while back, Theifs could be detected by fake square knot ties, the usefulness for this knot is also getting out of it, since the rope easily slips from the other one. So when your freind ties your hands behind your back, this is the knot to use. materials needed perferably you want two ropes, b...
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Thu, 19 Nov 2009 17:20:58 PST
How To Tie A Sheep Shank Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Tie-A-Sheep-Shank-Knot/
How To Tie A Sheep Shank Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/S4JJ/H9K2G28M/FAMS4JJH9K2G28M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/S4JJ/H9K2G28M/FAMS4JJH9K2G28M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/S4JJ/H9K2G28M/FAMS4JJH9K2G28M.SMALL.jpg duckman200 This knot is often used for stopping a rope from snapping when there is a fray. This knot only stays when the rope is being pulled from either side. First off, make a 'S' with the rope making sure that there is rope left over on either side of the 'S'. Make a loop at either end of the 'S' ma...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 22:52:59 PST
Two Color Paracord Solomon Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Color-Paracord-Solomon-Bar/
Two Color Paracord Solomon Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/S87M/G962DKD4/F78S87MG962DKD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/S87M/G962DKD4/F78S87MG962DKD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/S87M/G962DKD4/F78S87MG962DKD4.SMALL.jpg sklnxbones The Two Color Paracord Solomon Bar is the same knot used in making the Survival Bracelet. We are just going to add a little different twist to the popular bracelet. We will make it with two colors. Layout Start with your two colors of paracord, lay them out as shown. One color on the left and the...
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Fri, 14 May 2010 08:03:00 PDT
How to Tie the Lanyard Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-the-Lanyard-Knot/
How to Tie the Lanyard Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/OMF5/G51GAF1V/FA8OMF5G51GAF1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/OMF5/G51GAF1V/FA8OMF5G51GAF1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/OMF5/G51GAF1V/FA8OMF5G51GAF1V.SMALL.jpg eddy14777 Many people including myself have had trouble following the Stormdrane youtube video on tying the lanyard knot so i have done some research and found the solution! Materials All you need is a reasonable length of para cord or whatever you wish to use. First Step The first thing you are going t...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2010 15:07:51 PST
Survival Bracelet II http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Bracelet-II/
Survival Bracelet II - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/ZNGJ/G68H8DM2/FUVZNGJG68H8DM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/ZNGJ/G68H8DM2/FUVZNGJG68H8DM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/ZNGJ/G68H8DM2/FUVZNGJG68H8DM2.SMALL.jpg tevers94 You may have seen my first survival bracelet instructable on the cobra braid.  After receiving a comment from lightchaser mentioning the chain sinnet braid, I thought that was a great idea.  This is truly a Survival Bracelet, if you are in need of some rope or cord, you can just pull both ends and t...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2010 18:29:10 PST
How to Make a Square Lashing and Round Lashing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Square-Lashing-and-Round-Lashing/
How to Make a Square Lashing and Round Lashing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/NUE3/HA4MDDZL/FIVNUE3HA4MDDZL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/NUE3/HA4MDDZL/FIVNUE3HA4MDDZL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/NUE3/HA4MDDZL/FIVNUE3HA4MDDZL.SMALL.jpg warreng971 Have you ever needed to tie sticks together for some project or activity? well im going show you how to make a square lashing and a round lashing which will hold two sticks or poles together. For this project you will need: -sticks or poles -a lot of rope First, Tie a Clove Hitch like shown Tie a...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 18:23:37 PST