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Book - Knots for the Cut

Book - Knots for the Cut

by Ben Selfe.

This book is aimed at narrowboaters and cruiser owners. In simple straightforward language, with superbly clear original drawings by Helen Gee, Ben takes us through the basics of rope maintenance and how to moor your vessel. He introduces the idea of making your own bottle fenders and includes some fancy ropework such as a safety ladder, cabin strings and keyrings.

Also covered are joining ropes, splicing, turks heads etc.

Soft back with rear cover having a flap to act as a bookmark. Spiral bound. 138 pages. 22cms x 29.6cms approx. Colour and black & white photos, black & white drawings.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 21.95

Book - Deck of Knots

Book - Deck of Knots

by Des Pawson.

This isn't a book as such, but a deck of cards, each dealing with a particular knot, so no problems trying to hold a book open whilst struggling to learn a new knot.

Over 30 knots are featured for boating, fishing, camping, climbing and decorative use.

Each card measures 9.5cmc x 14cms approx, and all held in a sturdy box. Price marked as £9.99p.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 6.99

Book - RYA Knots, Splices & Ropework

Book - RYA Knots, Splices & Ropework

by Gordon Perry & Steve Judkins.

Although written and illustrated specifically with the boating fraternity in mind, the book's content is applicable to a much wider readership.

Structured to guide everyone from a complete beginner to a seasoned sailor step-by-step through simple knots on to the advanced knotting skills required to make a Turk's Head and Star Knot.

Soft back. 240 pages. 17cms x 24.5cms. Fully illustrated with coulour diagrams.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 17.50

Book - Des Pawson's Knot Craft (2nd ed)

Book - Des Pawson's Knot Craft (2nd ed)

This book is a wonderful collection of 'recipes' for making useful and attractive items from rope. Expanded for this edition with seven inspiring new items, the 35 projects range from key fobs, belts and napkin rings to binocular straps, bell ropes and fenders.

Each project provides step-by-step instructions with clear diagrams, exact material, size and length, as well as the different knots involved. There is also a 'Tips of the Trade' section presenting some handy tools and helpful advice for working with rope.

Soft back. 112 pages. 13.9cms x 21.6cms approx. Illustrated with black & white drawings.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 10.99

Book - Complete Book of Knots

Book - Complete Book of Knots

by Geoffrey Budworth.

This book provides easy to follow instructions for selecting and tying more than 100 of the most useful knots. There are separate sections for boating and sailing, outdoor pursuits, caving and climbing, angling and the home.

The book also contains a comprehensive glossary of terms to guide you through the complexities of different rope types.

Hard back. 160 pages. 20.2cms x 27cms approx. Colour illustrations. Published price - £14.99p


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 7.99

Book - Knots & Ropework

Book - Knots & Ropework

by Nola Trower.

Various chapters on tools, terminology, knots, emergency knots, splicing (3 strand and braided), whipping and decorative ropework.

Soft back. 128 pages. 16.5cms x 23.5cms approx. Black & white photos.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 9.99

Book - Knot Know How

Book - Knot Know How

by Steve Judkins & Tim Davison.

This full-colour book covers knots, splices and whippings. It begins with the 10 knots that everyone should know. The other knots are grouped by use, ie, tying a rope to an object, tying two ropes together, loops, stopper knots, fishing knots etc.

Each stage of each knot is illustrated and its uses, strong points and weak points are highlighted.

Hard back. 128 pages. 17.5cms x 12.1cms approx. Illustrated with coloured drawings.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 8.95