Simple Monkey Fist Jig

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Intro: Simple Monkey Fist Jig

Wrapping the cord your fingers is an easy way to make a monkey fist. The drawback is that there is a lot of excess cordage that slows the tightening process

I prefer to use a simple bit of coat hanger wire bent to accommodate the core you are using

I am using the "Royal Navy" monkey fist method for this instructable

https://www.instructables.com/id/Royal-Navy-Monkey-Fist/

Step 1:

Wrap the cord around the jig and core

Step 2:

Make second set of passes

Step 3:

Start third set of passes

Step 4:

Remove the jug and complete the passes for the final wrap

Step 5:

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    ventifact

    Question 8 weeks ago on Step 2

    Nice! Is this a 'Royal Navy' monkey fist? Would you show the path from first to second axis?

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