The Directory of Knots

You do not have to be an adventurous outdoor type, or a practitioner of some specialized skill, to benefit from tying knots, for it is one of those basic skills that are accessible to all who choose to acquire them. And it has endless practical applications-from mooring a boat an$ loading a car roofrack to tethering an animal, lashing a garden trellis, and slinging accessories from a pack. The Directory of Knots examines more than 100 different knots, covering a wide spectrum of activities, in straightforward diagrams and step-by-step descriptions: – The world’s favorite knots – 20 practical knots – Traditional knots – Innovative knots – Useful mutations Here are knots for everyone and every purpose. John Shaw caught the itch to tie knots when he was a teenager. Since retiring as a college lecturer in further education, he has gained more time to indulge his own enthusiasm for knotting, and to respond to the increased demand from others for information about a skill that is enjoying a worldwide growth of interest and participation.

Издател: Grange Books
Език: Английски
Година: 2005
ISBN: 0785816291
Страници: 208
Корици: твърди
Тегло: 645 грама
Размери: 21.5×14.5
Наличност: Не
Раздел: Хоби и свободно време. Книги на чужди езици, Хоби и свободно време, Книги

Цена: 18.95