Collins Need to Know? - Knots

Collins Need to Know? - Knots

by Geoffrey Budworth (Author)

Synopsis

Indoors and outdoors, in garage, garden or lake, there is a need to tie things up (or tie them down). There are thousands of types of knots, and Collins Need to Know? Knots provides a one-stop guide to all the know-how and insider tips you need to learn about a wide range of them and become a capable knotter. Collins Need to Know? Knots encompasses the fundamental but fascinating art, craft and science of knots, including terms and tips, basic techniques and cautions and caveats. Many of the most important knots are covered, providing tested and trusted examples along with step-by-step illustrations showing how to make utilitarian as well as decorative knots. Whether you are sailing your boat, climbing rocks or dealing with an awkward task in your household, you will always, quite literally, need to 'know the ropes'. Contents include: / Boating knots / Fishing knots / Home & hobby holdfasts / Life-support knots / Tape or webbing knots / Glossary of terms / Useful contacts & websites

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Publisher: Collins
Published: 04 Jul 2005

ISBN 10: 0007199791
ISBN 13: 9780007199792

Author Bio
Geoffrey Budworth is one of the leading writers on knot tying. Having written numerous books on knots, he is also the co-founder of the International Guild of Knot Tyers.