Illustrated with drawings of knots and knotting techniques, this book explains the techniques of tying knots, hitches, bends, plaits, netting and decorative ropecraft . Creative Ropecraft is the standard work on the subject of practical and decorative knots and ropework, reissued in a newly designed edition. Creative Ropecraft has 12 ratings and 2 reviews. Bernie said: This book is a great introduction to the practical uses of rope. It also sprinkles in some.

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Books by Stuart E. He is a member of fopecraft International Guild of Knot Tyers, has published many books and articles on the subject of knots and ropework, and has lectured on the subject far and wide.

I feel that knot books are necessary for me. I’ve used ideas from CRC to wrap knife, tomahawk, and hatchet handles, made the dog 2 new collars she wouldn’t choose a color so I made her one of eachand a couple rifle slings.

Creative Ropecraft

You will also find some projects at the end of the book. Return to Book Page.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Douglas Tigrero marked it as to-read Sep 08, CRC is a very well written book with plenty of clearly drawn, detailed, black and white illustrations. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Here’s how restrictions apply. I also found creativr sections on Plaits and Sennits, and Covering and Netting very easy to follow.

Brad rated it it was amazing Dec 01, This is a great first book for those just starting to learn the art of knot tying or starting a reference library. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. All in all I have enjoyed CRC. Knotting, Splicing and Ropework Dover Maritime. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


John marked it as to-read Aug 04, Stuart Grainger is a Master Mariner of wide experience. Once picked up, it is hard to put this wonderful book down. Michael rated it it was amazing Aug 02, I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

Page 1 of 1 Ropcraft over Page 1 of 1. This book rescues and instructs in that nearly lost art. Creative Ropecraft by Stuart E. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

It is so easy to flip to a section to refresh the memory. This is a unique reference and guide for the sailor and the home craftsman. All through the age of sail, men who could creqtive read nor write whiled away the off-watch hours developing decorative skills from their knowledge of knots, splices, plaits, sennits, and of the twine and cordage of their day.

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Creative Ropecraft by Stuart E. Grainger

In the 1st edition of this book the author states that this is an introduction to creative rope knotting as practiced by old time sailors and that it’s purpose is to stimulate your interest. The last short chapter features some projects – but none that interested this reader.

In Creative Ropecraft Stuart Grainger describes hos to tie and use a wide variety of knots, both practical and fancy. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


Oiallen rated it it was amazing Mar 17, While Creative Ropecraft is not the most comprehensive book, it is usually my starting point. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Steve Downey rated it liked it Sep 04, ANyone tempted to try their hand at ropecraft will be able to follow in the footsteps of the traditional seamen who have gone before thanks to Stuart Cretaive clear instructions and very detailed drawings.

It also sprinkles in some history which is a nice addition. Logan rated it really liked it Sep 30, I find his illustrations and method of shading them was helpful. I generally like to creativr a new knot or project by consulting multiple sources.

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I couldn’t follow where he was going. It will walk you through various projects that will keep you occupied on a long crossing. Jan 03, Ropecaft Hopper rated it it was amazing. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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