Re: Making rope
BILL NELSON (nelsonb@AZTEC.ASU.EDU)
Wed, 1 Nov 1995 08:43:24 -0700
> Any words of wisdom
Don't open your mouth at meetings ;-)
>on where I can find some resources to help me with
Try your public library in the seamanship section. There should
be books there. Look in the card catalog under rope, or knots.
> Actually, I still have the rope I made and seem to remember
> that we uses a crank powered gizmo with three eye hooks on it that let
> us twist strands of hemp twine together. We twisted three pieces of
> twine together, repeated that two more times and then twisted those
> three strands together to make the rope.
Sounds like you remember most of it.
Bill Nelson Webelos Den Leader, Pack 878 Assistant Scoutmaster,
Troop 14, Unit Commissioner, Tempe District, Grand Canyon Council
Phoenix, Arizona USA mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
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