Jul 28, The Paperback of the The Complete Book of Knots by Geoffrey Budworth at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. The Complete Book of Knots has 69 ratings and 6 reviews. A beautifully illustrated guide to knots for home and the outdoors. The Book of Knots teaches you which knot to choose and exactly how to tie it. Geoffrey Budworth (UK) is a founder member of the International Guild of Knot.
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Read more Read less. A plus is that several ways of tying a knot is shown for several of the knots. That is always helpful. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Color illustrations guide you step-by-step through the stages of tying each knot correctly and safely. Russell Tenney rated it it was amazing Oct 12, Please try again later.
It’s a guy thing. So kbots to say what is a simple knot and what is a complex knot? Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Just as there is no perfect knot, there is no perfect knot book.
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Gollum rated it liked it Nov 05, Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. If you find instructions insufficient when geoffrwy with just a few photos, then this could be the book for you.
An important plus of this book, given its claim to encyclopedic coverage, is the inclusion of decorative knots. Drawings and diagrams can be difficult to decipher, but a good collection of useful knots. Based on the fact that this book is intended as an encyclopedia and it fulfills knnots function very well, I give this book five stars.
The Ultimate Book of Everyday Knots: There are far more knots in this book than any beginner would need, and there is a paucity of information about the use and misuse of knots. Description A beautifully illustrated guide to knots for home and the outdoors. Tim Todd rated it it was amazing Bok 21, Back cover copy The Complete Book of Knots provides easy-to-follow instructions for selecting and tying more than of the most useful knots. For example, he has a number of stopper knots but does not include Ashley’s stopper knot, which many consider the most important stopper knot.
Read, highlight, compoete take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. When I bought the book I thought that perhaps it would be like one of those cartoon flick-through books that give you a seemingly compleye picture. I would like it if each and every step in tying the knots were shown. But his choice of knots puzzles me.
With knots for climbing, sailing, and fishing, every knot entry contains a brief introduction to the history and development of the knot, its alternative names, and geoffrdy on its uses and special features. I almost had the feeling that Pawson had decided that he would avoid when he could duplicating what Budworth had done.
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Color illustrations guide you step-by-step through the stages of tying each knot correctly and safely. The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Knots and Ropework.
There are typically several pictures on a page, but the picture on the top of the page is not the starting picture; it’s the one on the bottom of the page to the left. English Choose a language for shopping.
The Complete Book of Knots provides easy-to-follow instructions for selecting and tying more than of the most useful knots. For the knot hobbyist or public library, The Ashley Book of Knots is a must-have. Learn more about Amazon Prime.
This is peculiar in that a grip-and-hold knot can be quite useful.
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A beautifully illustrated guide to knots for home and the outdoors. After about a week, I realized that he did! It takes balls to title your booj “The Geodfrey Book of Knots” without including any mention of such a simple and basic knot as the slip knot. Distinctive symbols provide a condensed at-a-glance knits to all the suitable uses of a particular knot from the Bowline – the king of knots – to the elegant twists of the Cat’s Paw and the practical simplicity of the Cow Hitch.
Knot at all what I expected. Paperbackpages. What you do get is a blow-by-blow arrangement of photos across the page that can help to guide you through the tying of some complex knots.
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