Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - knots http://www.instructables.com Wed, 2 Sep 2015 21:58:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Tie a Sheet Bend http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Sheet-Bend-2/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:39:44 PDT
Tying a Square Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Tying-a-Square-Knot/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:39:09 PDT
How to Tie a Taut-Line Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Taut-Line-Hitch/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:38:31 PDT
How to Tie a Figure Eight Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Figure-Eight-Knot-1/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:38:07 PDT
How to Tie a Double Overhand Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Double-Overhand-Knot/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:37:46 PDT
How to Tie a Timber Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Timber-Hitch/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:37:33 PDT
How to Tie an Alpine Butterfly Loop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-an-Alpine-Butterfly-Loop/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:36:59 PDT
How to Tie a Marlinspike Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Marlinspike-Hitch/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:35:40 PDT
How to Tie a Clove Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Clove-Hitch-1/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 22:22:29 PDT
Fisherman Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Fisherman-Knot/
Fisherman Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/G55Q/ICYMYCAB/FM8G55QICYMYCAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/G55Q/ICYMYCAB/FM8G55QICYMYCAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/G55Q/ICYMYCAB/FM8G55QICYMYCAB.SMALL.jpg Capsos Usage: The Fisherman's Knot is used to join two lines of equal diameter. The knot can be easily tied with cold, wet hands. Though well suited to fishing, there are other knots which may provide superior performance, such as the Blood Knot.Classification: BendStructure: The Fisherman's Knot is a bend...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 14:47:34 PDT
Sheet Bend http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-Bend/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 14:33:04 PDT
The Square Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Square-Knot/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 14:16:12 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 eye splice three strand rope http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-eye-splice-three-strand-rope/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 14:19:35 PDT
Bracelet with beads and knots http://www.instructables.com/id/Bracelet-with-beads-and-knots/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 05:42:20 PDT
Ratcheting Truckers Hitch used to Secure Cargo such as a Mast on a Trailered Hobie Bravo http://www.instructables.com/id/Ratcheting-Truckers-Hitch-used-to-Secure-Cargo-suc/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:18:59 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
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
two half hitches knot http://www.instructables.com/id/two-half-hitches-knot/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 13:20:48 PDT
how to make a square knot http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-square-knot/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 12:58:45 PDT
how to make a bowline knot http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-bowline-knot/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 09:15:13 PDT
Cheap Rapid cord attachment ( knotless gear tie ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Rapid-cord-attachment-knotless-gear-tie-/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:36:52 PST
3 knots a (wo)man should know: Bowline knot, trucker's hitch, 1/2 hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/3-knots-a-woman-should-know-Bowline-knot-truckers-/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09:23:22 PST
Paracord Zipper Pull: Box Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Zipper-Pull-Box-Knot/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 18:45:53 PST
Paracord Gecko/ Lizard http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Gecko-Lizard/
Paracord Gecko/ Lizard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/BYV6/I504V61B/FQBBYV6I504V61B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/BYV6/I504V61B/FQBBYV6I504V61B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/BYV6/I504V61B/FQBBYV6I504V61B.SMALL.jpg Puffpuffbam In this instructible I will be showing you how to make a paracord and nut gecko I saw on youtube. For this instructible you will need 38 inches of paracord and 46 1/2 nuts. Note I will be using different colors of paracord so it will be easier to explain. Getting Started First find the middle pa...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:15:46 PST
Design a portable swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-portable-swing/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 15:34:53 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
carry around swing http://www.instructables.com/id/carry-around-swing/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 06:39:40 PST
mobile swing http://www.instructables.com/id/mobile-swing-2/
mobile swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/JFM8/I4MMLCMX/FVFJFM8I4MMLCMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/JFM8/I4MMLCMX/FVFJFM8I4MMLCMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/JFM8/I4MMLCMX/FVFJFM8I4MMLCMX.SMALL.jpg andreasvanwambeke I study industrial productdesign. For one of our school subjects, we had to make a mobile swing. The most important conditions were:-The weight of the swing has to be as light as possible-If you use the swing, you cannot use a ladderA swing is normally something to relax, but I wanted something spec...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 01:27:47 PST
Instructable swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructable-swing/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 08:58:19 PST
Make a lightweight Backpack Swing! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-lightweight-Backpack-Swing/
Make a lightweight Backpack Swing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/5SBV/I4J70KIX/FFA5SBVI4J70KIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/5SBV/I4J70KIX/FFA5SBVI4J70KIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/5SBV/I4J70KIX/FFA5SBVI4J70KIX.SMALL.jpg robrechtv In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a swing/backpack hybrid from scratch.This is the perfect swing if you want to swing a little bit in your backyard or in the park while you're reading a book, making sketches, writing music, you name it.The advantages of this design is how little it weights,...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 06:56:38 PST
Trolleyswing http://www.instructables.com/id/trollyswing/
Trolleyswing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/R7A2/I4ID7QMV/FGYR7A2I4ID7QMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/R7A2/I4ID7QMV/FGYR7A2I4ID7QMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/R7A2/I4ID7QMV/FGYR7A2I4ID7QMV.SMALL.jpg jos.vandamme.3 With this instructable I show you how to make a swing that also functions as a trolley! Material list 4 eyebolts 2 wheels, distance between the screwholes is 5 cm 2 buckels, 70mm rope, 20m long and 6mm thick hardwood multiplex 12mm broomsticks wood glue (standard 4 ) saw...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 06:07:03 PST
Make a rose with just a ribbon in under 90 seconds http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-rose-with-just-a-ribbon-in-90-seconds/
Make a rose with just a ribbon in under 90 seconds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/I8L0/I48C7COF/FPRI8L0I48C7COF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/I8L0/I48C7COF/FPRI8L0I48C7COF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/I8L0/I48C7COF/FPRI8L0I48C7COF.SMALL.jpg AkshitaM Hello! Today you're gonna learn how to make a rose just using a ribbon in under 60 seconds!Size : Any size would do, but preferably you should choose about 40 centimeter long oneNote that the size of the flower totally depends on the length of the ribbonColour : You can choose a colour of your wish...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 05:31:48 PST
How to make a double knot with your shoelaces http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-double-knot-with-your-shoelaces/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:02:19 PST
How to tie a Double Sheet Bend http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-a-Double-Sheet-Bend/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:27:52 PST
Magic loop knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-loop-knot/
Magic loop knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/1YSR/I26N3KZD/F9P1YSRI26N3KZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/1YSR/I26N3KZD/F9P1YSRI26N3KZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/1YSR/I26N3KZD/F9P1YSRI26N3KZD.SMALL.jpg Nariem In this Instructable I show you how to magic an easy magic loop knot sometimes very helpful.It is a quick knot to make and can be useful when you need a temporary loop on a rope. The beginning Take a rope.Then make a loop with the right part under the left part of the rope. The ''difficult'' pa...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 08:23:04 PST
Frienship Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Frienship-Knot/
Frienship Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/ZIVY/I24LXCJF/FFKZIVYI24LXCJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/ZIVY/I24LXCJF/FFKZIVYI24LXCJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/ZIVY/I24LXCJF/FFKZIVYI24LXCJF.SMALL.jpg Nariem In this Instructable I show you how to make an easy Frienship knot.This knot is a decorative knot often used on scout scarf. The beginning Cross the two ropes and fold the right rope under the left one.And then do the same thing with the left rope which comes under all the layers. (3rd picture) ...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:31:49 PST
Bowline http://www.instructables.com/id/Bowline-4/
Bowline - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/ZXDG/I1SB84PS/F5PZXDGI1SB84PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/ZXDG/I1SB84PS/F5PZXDGI1SB84PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/ZXDG/I1SB84PS/F5PZXDGI1SB84PS.SMALL.jpg joeljag0 A bowline is a very useful and easy knot and is very versatile. This one of the 11 knots you need to know for every situation except for tying your shoes. null null null null null null
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:27:31 PDT
Paracord Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Ring-1/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:13:01 PDT
Please Vote http://www.instructables.com/id/Please-Vote/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:01:12 PDT
Paracord flashlight holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-flashlight-holster/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:52:18 PDT
Sheet Bend with Janine http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-Bend-with-Janine/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:40:52 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
Zeppelin Bend with Janine http://www.instructables.com/id/Zeppelin-Bend-with-Janine/
Zeppelin Bend with Janine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/AIIZ/HZ3YDZIU/FCIAIIZHZ3YDZIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/AIIZ/HZ3YDZIU/FCIAIIZHZ3YDZIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/AIIZ/HZ3YDZIU/FCIAIIZHZ3YDZIU.SMALL.jpg janinerogers Hey guys, I'm going to show you how to tie a Zeppelin Bend. It has no relation to the band Led Zeppelin, but it IS associated with a zeppelin, or blimp-- this is the kind of knot traditionally used to hold one down. A zeppelin bend, like any other bend, is a knot used to tie two lines together, idea...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:17:40 PDT
How To Make Paracord Stitched Solomon Bar With Buckles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Paracord-Stitched-Solomon-Bar-With-Buc/
How To Make Paracord Stitched Solomon Bar With Buckles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/EI39/HYHGGG2C/FP4EI39HYHGGG2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/EI39/HYHGGG2C/FP4EI39HYHGGG2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/EI39/HYHGGG2C/FP4EI39HYHGGG2C.SMALL.jpg wyguy20 You Will Need About Ten Feet Of Cord Burn two ends of paracord together what ever colors you would like Adding Buckles Take one end of the paracord and put it up through the buckle then take the end and pull it down into a loop and pull the two strands through the loop and pull it tight The...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 15:39:31 PDT
Nuts for Knots: Paracord Paraphernalia- The "Fob" http://www.instructables.com/id/Nuts-for-Knots-Paracord-Paraphernalia-The-Fob/
Nuts for Knots: Paracord Paraphernalia- The "Fob" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/DP8Z/HYG05C2Q/FTLDP8ZHYG05C2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/DP8Z/HYG05C2Q/FTLDP8ZHYG05C2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/DP8Z/HYG05C2Q/FTLDP8ZHYG05C2Q.SMALL.jpg Parzivail Hello everybody and welcome to my instructable! Today on Nuts for Knots: Paracord Paraphernalia, we will be learning the basic knot and technique to make the fob above! What you need You will need:ScissorsCarabinerLighterAbout 6 feet or so of cordageNot Pictured:TimeWillingness to Learn Humble ...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 17:26:16 PDT
How To Make Paracord Shark Jawbone With Buckles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Paracord-Shark-Jawbone-With-Buckles/
How To Make Paracord Shark Jawbone With Buckles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/BXHQ/HYE5XOTK/FA3BXHQHYE5XOTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/BXHQ/HYE5XOTK/FA3BXHQHYE5XOTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/BXHQ/HYE5XOTK/FA3BXHQHYE5XOTK.SMALL.jpg wyguy20 You will need about ten feet of paracord Take one end of the paracord and put it up through the buckle then take the end and pull it down into a loop and pull the two strands through the loop and pull it tight Weave The weave start out with the right side over under loop and keep using that e...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 13:17:54 PDT
How to Tie: Buntline Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-Buntline-Hitch/
How to Tie: Buntline Hitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/K2RK/HYE5SU1C/F8UK2RKHYE5SU1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/K2RK/HYE5SU1C/F8UK2RKHYE5SU1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/K2RK/HYE5SU1C/F8UK2RKHYE5SU1C.SMALL.jpg jasmine.lesane.3 The Buntline Hitch is used to stabilize items, because it tightens with jerking and shaking. It cannot be tied under load, as it will jam if under a heavy load. Find the item you're tying the knot around, and put the live end around to the back of the item. Bring the live end around the fron...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 19:06:25 PDT
How to Tie: Stevedore's Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-Stevedores-Knot/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 14:37:35 PDT
How to Tie a Non-Slip Mono Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Non-Slip-Mono-Knot-1/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:56:43 PDT