Category Archives: Knot Tying

Hillbilly Tansu Handle Rail

Some, not all, but some, of my intended chest designs will require handles for lifting.  I could go the standard route and purchase handles.  Where’s the fun in that?  So I’ll be creating my own, much along the same lines … Continue reading

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Knotted Pull No. 2

Knotted Pull No. 2 consists of a tack knot with a wall knot neck.  The tack knot will give you a more traditional round knob and can be tied with three, four or more strands.  Strictly speaking the tack knot … Continue reading

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Knotted Pull No. 1

As promised here is the instructions for creating knotted pull no.1.  This pull consists of four crown knots and one wall knot.  So it is just a simple combination of the knots that I have posted about thus far.  The … Continue reading

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Knotted Pulls are the Goal

I can almost hear you screaming at me through the internet, “What’s with all the knot tying!?”.  So I thought I had better create this post so that you can better understand where I’m heading with all the knots that … Continue reading

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The Wall Knot

The wall knot is the reverse of the crown knot.  Like the crown knot, the wall knot is of limited use by itself.  However, when used is combination with other knots, the wall knot is the basis for a number of practical … Continue reading

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The Crown Knot

The crown knot, in and of itself it has very little use.  So why did I go to all of the trouble of creating an instructional drawing and writing this post?  The crown knot, along with  the soon to be introduced wall … Continue reading

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Lanyard Knot-Photo Tutorial

I thought a few photos may be useful for those of you who are trying to learn to tie the lanyard knot.  I do not show the loop being passed through an object here but you will obviously need to … Continue reading

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