Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - knots - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:41:45 PST BLOX v1.01 Bullwhip from Upcycled Belts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullwhip-from-Upcycled-Belts/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:59:31 PDT
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/
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
Packable Hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Packable-Hammock/
Packable Hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/XKZA/HW4OGNCC/F0NXKZAHW4OGNCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/XKZA/HW4OGNCC/F0NXKZAHW4OGNCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/XKZA/HW4OGNCC/F0NXKZAHW4OGNCC.SMALL.jpg VentureScout Whether its for relaxing in the shade on a summers day or keeping you up off the wet ground, you cant beat a good Hammock! What could be better than kicking back and chillin out in a hammock you made yourself. Its much cheaper than the store bought ones and easier to make then you think (only 3 diff...
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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/
Paracord Glasses Lanyard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/H3ES/HQOJJDLZ/F4AH3ESHQOJJDLZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/H3ES/HQOJJDLZ/F4AH3ESHQOJJDLZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/H3ES/HQOJJDLZ/F4AH3ESHQOJJDLZ.SMALL.jpg trans4mation Do you have to remove your glasses often, and are afraid of losing them when you aren't wearing them? Why not keep them around your neck? Paracord is a cheap, extremely durable, multi-use, and stylish material for building and crafting. Which makes it perfect for this project! Keep your sharp shades...
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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/
Rock Sling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/U5Y2/HK483ZZO/FZDU5Y2HK483ZZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/U5Y2/HK483ZZO/FZDU5Y2HK483ZZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/U5Y2/HK483ZZO/FZDU5Y2HK483ZZO.SMALL.jpg redwolfboy In this instructable, i will show how to make a sling. making a sling is easy, fun, and one of these bad boys can outclass any slingshot. Slings were first used thousands of years ago for hunting and as weapons. They were used in war up to the1700s in the British military weapon that the Calvary me...
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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/
Monkeys Fist (Updated- with Marble) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/BAYF/HJKC3USI/FJBBAYFHJKC3USI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/BAYF/HJKC3USI/FJBBAYFHJKC3USI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/BAYF/HJKC3USI/FJBBAYFHJKC3USI.SMALL.jpg SonicDaHedgehog Hello, in this Instructable, I will be showing you how to make a paracord monkeys fist. What you need To make this paracord monkeys fist, all you need is: -Scissors -A Lighter -two, 2 1/2 foot pieces of paracord Step 1 Start by tying the tips of the two cords together with an Overhand Knot....
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 17:22:48 PDT
Turk's head dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Turks-head-dice/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
A Climber's Guide to the Figure Eight Follow Through Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Climbers-Guide-to-the-Figure-Eight-Follow-Throu/
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 18:50:22 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
Lashed Trebuchet (1/5 scale) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lashed-Trebuchet-15-scale/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 17:39:30 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/
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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/
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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
single rope braid - chain sinnet http://www.instructables.com/id/single-rope-braid-chain-sinnet/
single rope braid - chain sinnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ZOOQ/H9G12GI1/FZXZOOQH9G12GI1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ZOOQ/H9G12GI1/FZXZOOQH9G12GI1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ZOOQ/H9G12GI1/FZXZOOQH9G12GI1.SMALL.jpg Lorddrake The chain sinnet is a type of macrame knot that allows you to make a braid out of a single strand of rope. This is a simple easy way to store rope that has several advantages. It shortens up the length of rope for storage or while in use It is a great way to store rope because it resists tangles ...
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 09:38:01 PST
DNA Helix Paracord Key Fob http://www.instructables.com/id/DNA-Helix-Paracord-Key-Fob/
DNA Helix Paracord Key Fob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/TGPL/H8RVBNOQ/FU3TGPLH8RVBNOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/TGPL/H8RVBNOQ/FU3TGPLH8RVBNOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/TGPL/H8RVBNOQ/FU3TGPLH8RVBNOQ.SMALL.jpg BudoBill Being a paracord user, you have undoubtedly seen enough key fobs to make you sick... They are all useful and interesting, but it's time for something new. Time to make a Helix Paracord Fob. Here is what you will need. Paracord (Obviously) A key ring (Optional) If you know how to make a simple par...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 14:18:49 PDT
How to tie a bowline http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-a-bowline-2/
How to tie a bowline - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/H82P/H8CVI09B/FR9H82PH8CVI09B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/H82P/H8CVI09B/FR9H82PH8CVI09B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/H82P/H8CVI09B/FR9H82PH8CVI09B.SMALL.jpg boyles35 The bowline is a knot that will create a loop of rope that will not slip. It is often used in rescues to haul up victims from a pit or crevasse. And now you’re going to learn how to tie it. BUT YOU ARE NOT RECEIVING RESCUE TRAINING. Do not use this knot to lift a person, as a climbing harness, or an...
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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 15:14:09 PDT
How to wrap a Knife Handle with Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-wrap-a-Knife-Handle-with-Paracord/
How to wrap a Knife Handle with Paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/BNBX/H0OIZSO9/F6FBNBXH0OIZSO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/BNBX/H0OIZSO9/F6FBNBXH0OIZSO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/BNBX/H0OIZSO9/F6FBNBXH0OIZSO9.SMALL.jpg nitnit13 In this instructable I'll show you how to wrap a knife or tool handle with para-cord. I think that a plain old circular wrap is boring so I'm going to use a cobra weave instead. I am going to wrap the para- cord around a machete handle instead of a regular fixed blade knife. Get your materials Ma...
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 13:03:59 PDT
How to tie a square knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-a-square-knot-1/
How to tie a square knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/VFMI/H8CVK7UB/F3ZVFMIH8CVK7UB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/VFMI/H8CVK7UB/F3ZVFMIH8CVK7UB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/VFMI/H8CVK7UB/F3ZVFMIH8CVK7UB.SMALL.jpg nitnit13 In this instructable, I'll show you how to tie a square knot easily. In my point of view this is the fastest and most simple way out of many different ways to tie this useful knot. This knot is used to connect two pieces or rope or string. It is trustworthy but will NOT stand heavy weight. Left o...
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Tue, 16 Oct 2012 12:44:46 PDT
Figure-of-Eight Sailor/Climbing Knot Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Figure-of-Eight-SailorClimbing-Knot-Tutorial/
Figure-of-Eight Sailor/Climbing Knot Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/QAMK/H82U8HI7/FM3QAMKH82U8HI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/QAMK/H82U8HI7/FM3QAMKH82U8HI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/QAMK/H82U8HI7/FM3QAMKH82U8HI7.SMALL.jpg hellichius This tutorial will show you how to make the extremely necessary figure-of-eight knot (aka. savoy knot, Flemish knot). The figure-of-eight knot is used when sailing and/or rock climbing. This knot is used as a method of stopping ropes from running out of retaining devices. Sailors knots in general ar...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 13:10:31 PDT
Eyesplice for nonwoven fabric-core buoyant rope http://www.instructables.com/id/Eyesplice-for-nonwoven-fabric-core-buoyant-rope/
Eyesplice for nonwoven fabric-core buoyant rope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/9USA/H742SXA5/FMU9USAH742SXA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/9USA/H742SXA5/FMU9USAH742SXA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/9USA/H742SXA5/FMU9USAH742SXA5.SMALL.jpg adaviel I had some buoyant rope and some time on my hands sailing down the coast. I needed some new reefing ties, and the buoyant rope was about the right diameter and comfortable to handle so I decided to cut lengths of it to make ties. Instead of the traditional straight ties secured with a reef knot (wha...
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Thu, 27 Sep 2012 01:12:27 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
How to make a paracord wrist lanyard using the cobra weave http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-paracord-wrist-lanyard-using-the-cob/
How to make a paracord wrist lanyard using the cobra weave - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/9M6O/H4AGDAA5/FP49M6OH4AGDAA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/9M6O/H4AGDAA5/FP49M6OH4AGDAA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/9M6O/H4AGDAA5/FP49M6OH4AGDAA5.SMALL.jpg BLUEBLOBS2 This tutorial will show you how to make a wrist lanyard using paracord and the cobra weave. This can be used to secure a key chain, knife, mutitool, camera, or cell phone, etc. I give all credit to Stormdrane  for the cobra weave. He was the first person to make an instructables using the cobra. G...
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 10:51:15 PDT
Part 4 of my knot series: The Sheet Bend http://www.instructables.com/id/Part-4-of-my-knot-series-The-Sheet-Bend/
Part 4 of my knot series: The Sheet Bend - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/TZAI/H2WEYR17/FKOTZAIH2WEYR17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/TZAI/H2WEYR17/FKOTZAIH2WEYR17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/TZAI/H2WEYR17/FKOTZAIH2WEYR17.SMALL.jpg ThatKnottyguy This knot joins two ropes of unequal size, but, can join two ropes of the same size just as well. It has to be tied with both ends loose, And can't be under any load. If you want more Subscribe! Starting Take one of the ends on each rope, and position it like the picture. Then make a loop with th...
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Sun, 17 Jun 2012 11:10:13 PDT
Paracord Adjustable Sunglasses Strap (Super-Simple) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Adjustable-Sunglasses-Strap-Super-Simple/
Paracord Adjustable Sunglasses Strap (Super-Simple) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/AD4S/H2TJ4FT1/FQ9AD4SH2TJ4FT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/AD4S/H2TJ4FT1/FQ9AD4SH2TJ4FT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/AD4S/H2TJ4FT1/FQ9AD4SH2TJ4FT1.SMALL.jpg Adambowker98 In this Instructable, you will learn how to make an extra-easy, super-simple paracord sunglasses strap/lanyard. The lanyard uses a simple cord lock to make it adjustable, and an extra-tight noose on each end to attach to the glasses. Ingredients Here's what you need: - Sunglasses or Eyeglasses (...
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Wed, 30 May 2012 00:54:01 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
Rock Climbing Stick Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Climbing-Stick-Clip/
Rock Climbing Stick Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/OVZE/H0A00JDV/F7FOVZEH0A00JDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/OVZE/H0A00JDV/F7FOVZEH0A00JDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/OVZE/H0A00JDV/F7FOVZEH0A00JDV.SMALL.jpg mga12 So you're out at the crag and you've found a sweet new route. The only problem is, the first bolt sits about 15 feet up and you don't particularly feel like decking today. At this point you would usually move on to a safer route but not today! Today you have your handy dandy stick clip you made via ...
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Fri, 6 Apr 2012 08:49:14 PDT
Sailmaker's Whipping - Step by Step http://www.instructables.com/id/Sailmakers-Whipping-Step-by-Step/
Sailmaker's Whipping - Step by Step - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/COB0/H0FLIXXC/FOJCOB0H0FLIXXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/COB0/H0FLIXXC/FOJCOB0H0FLIXXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/COB0/H0FLIXXC/FOJCOB0H0FLIXXC.SMALL.jpg cammers Whippings are put on the end of a rope to prevent the rope from unlaying. Whippings are most necessary for natural fibre ropes that can't be melted. Whippings are preferable to back-splices whenever there is a need for the rope's end to pass through an eye or a block. I think a whipping is always p...
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Sun, 1 Apr 2012 05:01:07 PDT
Braided climbing rope http://www.instructables.com/id/Braided-climbing-rope/
Braided climbing rope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/BCVB/H05NL1O0/FLGBCVBH05NL1O0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/BCVB/H05NL1O0/FLGBCVBH05NL1O0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/BCVB/H05NL1O0/FLGBCVBH05NL1O0.SMALL.jpg makendo Rope climbing is a great exercise and good fun, but you need a pretty thick rope to get sufficient grip and they aren't cheap - a thick manila climbing rope will set you back well over $100. This instructable will show you how to braid an old retired nylon climbing rope into a beautifully textured, ...
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Tue, 27 Mar 2012 14:29:23 PDT