Make Your Own Primitive Leather Cordage (video)

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About: Travelling since 2013. I'm currently in Australia for some reason. --- I’m Calvin Drews, and I love to learn, experiment, invent, create, repair, and generally just do things myself. A sort of modern jack o...

Intro: Make Your Own Primitive Leather Cordage (video)

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Here's a video I made that shows you how to make your own primitive cordage from leather (or any other suitable material).

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    nepheronpaulzef

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    To make around 15'', you would need 3 20'' strands of leather. The twining part does cause you to lose 1/2'' - 1'' over the whole length...most of the length-loss comes from tying the knots on the ends of the cord.