Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - knots - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:33:16 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
How to tie a Woggle or Turk's Head Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-a-Woggle-or-Turks-Head-Knot/
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:31:16 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
Paracord Lighter Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Lighter-Wrap/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2009 19:51:08 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
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
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
Paracord Glasses Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Glasses-Lanyard/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 21:10:09 PST
Paracord Box Knot Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Box-Knot-Keychain/
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 08:13:16 PDT
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
Two Color Monkey Fist Key Fob http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-ColorMonkey-Fist-Key-Fob/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 12:27:10 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
How To Make A Turk's head Knot With Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Turks-head-Knot-With-Paracord/
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Thu, 22 Apr 2010 00:02:36 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
Box Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-Knot/
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 04:00:36 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/
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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/
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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
Tying Trivets out of Rope for Holiday Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Tying-Trivets-out-of-Rope-for-Holiday-Gifts/
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Mon, 8 Nov 2010 10:36:04 PST
Making a Paracord Whip http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Paracord-Whip/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2011 23:54:35 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/
A Climber's Guide to the Figure Eight Follow Through Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/EVOV/HE7D9MCB/FR1EVOVHE7D9MCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/EVOV/HE7D9MCB/FR1EVOVHE7D9MCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/EVOV/HE7D9MCB/FR1EVOVHE7D9MCB.SMALL.jpg zkreifels Rock climbers usually have an arsenal of knots they know how to tie, but none are as frequently used as the figure eight follow through. The figure eight follow through secures the climber to the rope through their harness and acts as their protection from hitting the ground when falling. This makes...
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 18:50:22 PDT
Paracord Bracelet Fixture/Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Bracelet-FixtureJig/
Paracord Bracelet Fixture/Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/UKWB/GQ4UHIBE/FILUKWBGQ4UHIBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/UKWB/GQ4UHIBE/FILUKWBGQ4UHIBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/UKWB/GQ4UHIBE/FILUKWBGQ4UHIBE.SMALL.jpg MacGyver9 This tutorial will show how to make a paracord bracelet fixture that can be used with or without side release buckles. As I began making more bracelets it became readily apparent that I needed to build a fixture for this purpose. I looked at several designs that were being used and decided to create...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2011 15:38:58 PDT
"Hasty" Jig for Paracord Survival Bracelets - 3 bracelet sizes in 1 jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Hasty-Jig-for-Paracord-Survival-Bracelets-3-br/
"Hasty" Jig for Paracord Survival Bracelets - 3 bracelet sizes in 1 jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/GGVR/HCV8X2AT/FIJGGVRHCV8X2AT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/GGVR/HCV8X2AT/FIJGGVRHCV8X2AT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/GGVR/HCV8X2AT/FIJGGVRHCV8X2AT.SMALL.jpg herb.karg This was a quick jig I made for making paracord survival bracelets.  It is by no means the top of the line as far as jigs go, but it does help keep the bracelets consistent, and it was cheap.   I am able to measure cord, and make 3 different sizes of bracelets with this jig, so it comes in handy if...
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Fri, 8 Feb 2013 15:37:32 PST
Paracord Dog Collar http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Dog-Collar/
Paracord Dog Collar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/CHL9/GOE33Y4I/F0DCHL9GOE33Y4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/CHL9/GOE33Y4I/F0DCHL9GOE33Y4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/CHL9/GOE33Y4I/F0DCHL9GOE33Y4I.SMALL.jpg mattrush This is basically a paracord bracelet but with a metal D-ring in the middle and a plastic buckle. For this one i used 2 different colour cords a "welded aluminium D-ring" and a 25mm buckle i cut out of an old belt. (All are available from e-bay) Step 1 Starting with one end of the buckle i chose ...
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Wed, 1 Jun 2011 16:54:35 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
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
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
Cobra Weave Key Fob http://www.instructables.com/id/Corbra-Weave-Key-Fob/
Cobra Weave Key Fob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/01GR/G79D467C/FI101GRG79D467C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/01GR/G79D467C/FI101GRG79D467C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/01GR/G79D467C/FI101GRG79D467C.SMALL.jpg tevers94 You may have seen my instructables on paracord bracelets, well this is the same design with a few variations.  I used to reach in my pockets and have to search for my keys.  Now i reach in and go right for the key fob.  These can be all one color, or multi colored.  Supplies -6ft of gutted parac...
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Sat, 27 Mar 2010 17:54:41 PDT
Cross Knot Paracord Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Knot-Paracord-Lanyard/
Cross Knot Paracord Lanyard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/54RB/GNXX0VBE/FB854RBGNXX0VBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/54RB/GNXX0VBE/FB854RBGNXX0VBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/54RB/GNXX0VBE/FB854RBGNXX0VBE.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane This instructable will show how to make a paracord lanyard using the cross knot and snake knot.  The lanyard can be used as a wallet chain, to secure a key chain, keyring, knife, multitool, flashlight, cell phone, camera, binoculars, compass, and other assorted pocketable gadgets, gear, and gizmos....
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Sun, 22 May 2011 05:01:14 PDT
Multi-Color Monkey Fist http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Color-Monkey-Fist/
Multi-Color Monkey Fist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/D6ET/FK75D4D8/FOQD6ETFK75D4D8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/D6ET/FK75D4D8/FOQD6ETFK75D4D8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/D6ET/FK75D4D8/FOQD6ETFK75D4D8.SMALL.jpg TripWir3 This multi-colored monkey's fist I discovered while trying to find out a way to remove flaws in the original monkey's fist when making turns from one direction to the next. I realized by cutting the cord it enabled me to use different colors and take out the flaw. In the next step I added a diagr...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2008 17:46:28 PDT
how to make a tire tracks paracord bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-tire-tracks-paracord-bracelet/
how to make a tire tracks paracord bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/1EKI/GXUZMYOD/F651EKIGXUZMYOD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/1EKI/GXUZMYOD/F651EKIGXUZMYOD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/1EKI/GXUZMYOD/F651EKIGXUZMYOD.SMALL.jpg hbombinator Followers and rest: Sorry for my lack of depth on this instructable. The descriptions are no longer crappy and misleading. Enjoy! Supplies To make this bracelet, you will need a strand of paracord that is 7-ish feet long, two strands of identical length, each a little longer than the desired circ...
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Sat, 28 Jan 2012 17:52:59 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
How to Tie a Slip Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Slip-Knot/
How to Tie a Slip Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/IY0S/FM2CSPXH/F28IY0SFM2CSPXH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/IY0S/FM2CSPXH/F28IY0SFM2CSPXH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/IY0S/FM2CSPXH/F28IY0SFM2CSPXH.SMALL.jpg JaimeMarie A slip knot is a type of knot that can "slip" along the rope and can easily be untied by pulling one of the ends. This knot is easy to tie and commonly used in rock climbing, knitting, and securing loads on trailers. Hold the rope with two hands, allowing approximately 12 inches between the han...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2008 16:46:57 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
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