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In the News (Thu 14 Feb 19)

  
  MSN Encarta - Print Preview - Knots and Ropework
Knots used to attach one rope to another or to attach a rope to an object are known as bends and hitches.
Another type of ropework is splicing in which one rope is joined to another or to itself by separating the strands and braiding them together.
Over the parceling (and wound in the opposite direction to the lay of the rope, the worming, and the parceling) is placed the serving, a protective layer of closely wound string.
encarta.msn.com /text_761560137___1/Knots_and_Ropework.html   (359 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Knots and Ropework
The quipús used for record keeping by the Incas and their descendants and the knotted-string devices used by early Polynesian voyagers, presumably as navigational charts, represent ways in which knots have been used for mnemonic purposes.
Fancy ropework involving complicated decorative knots in various patterns, or woven or braided rope and string, is used to produce ornamental objects.
One type of ropecraft, known as macramé, was originated by Arabs in the 13th century.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761560137/Knots_and_Ropework.html   (1184 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Ropework
Ropework, tying of knots and handling of ropes, especially for shipboard use, mountain climbing, and use in handling cattle or horses.
Knots and Ropework, art of joining together pieces of such flexible material as rope, and of forming loops or designs in ropes, string, or fibers.
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 BOAT BOOKS - Knots and Ropework Page One.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
More than 100 illustrations help the reader to grasp the fundamentals and the finer points of handling the vessel's ropework, through the author describing in detail a sailor's tools, basic knots and useful hitches as well as the techniques of splicing, hand-sewing and working with canvas.
Barbara Merry has the experience of twenty years marine trade ropework; John Darwin is a master of rope technology and has an extensive background at sea as deckhand and master, prior to employment with a large rope manufacturer.
The ropework section includes the use of cleats and winches, and covers the fixing of "snarl-ups" as well as instruction on the correct processes.
boatbooks.co.nz /knots.html   (1239 words)

  
 Rope Access Equipment Testing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In August 2002, The Bureau of Reclamation and Ropeworks, Inc. conducted testing of industrial rope access equipment used in the back-up safety system.
This research addresses some unanswered questions raised by an extensive 2001 study conducted by Lyon Equipment for the United Kingdom's Health and Safety Executive.
We were especially interested in testing equipment that has been used, or considered for use, by the Bureau of Reclamation or Ropeworks, Inc. Additional types of equipment not commonly used in rope access were tested for comparison.
www.ropesafety.com /site/technique/backup_device_testing.htm   (535 words)

  
 artnet.com: Resource Library: Ropework   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Raised ropelike pattern in slip appears on early pottery, and rope moulding was used extensively in Anglo-Norman Romanesque architecture.
One of the most extravagant examples of ropework is the central window in the west front of the church of the Order of Christ, Tomar, Portugal (1510–14; in situ).
Porcelain ropework appears on Sèvres vases where it is used to ‘suspend’ painted illustrations (e.g.
www.artnet.com /library/07/0738/T073841.ASP   (165 words)

  
 ROPEWORK—PLAIN AND FANCY - The WoodenBoat School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
You’ll look at ropework and knots from the point of view of function: what are lines for on a boat, and how do we make the work effectively and safely?
Once function is determined and clearly understood then the kind and size of rope touse follows naturally, as do the method of rigging the lines and the best knots to use.
There’s a right way and a wrong way to do anything, and ropework is no exception.
www.thewoodenboatschool.com /Courses/Ropework.html   (308 words)

  
 Ropeworks - Ropework for Kids
In ROPEWORK for KIDS- first in a series, Rene teaches beginner students everything they need to start performing the basics, in a fun and rewarding way.
More experienced "jumpers" will be excited to see that Rene shares many of her performance techniques and great supplemental moves like rope throws, dance inspired rope manipulations, turns, moves across the floor and much more.
Rene instructs with five students in "ROPEWORK for KIDS" to illustrate basic intermediate and advanced single rope skills and breaks them down in an easy to learn format.
www.jumpropenet.com /prod01.htm   (177 words)

  
 California Sports Marketing: Ropework   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Cal-Eco Adventure Training Ropework Clinic is an Adventure Racing based technical fixed ropes clinic.
Everyone who ever has done or expects to ever do an adventure race with any sort of ropework in it.
CSM will not be held responsible for false information provided to us regardless of the situation.
www.csmevents.com /ropework.html   (686 words)

  
 Knots & Ropework
Lavishly illustrated and useful, covering knots, splices, fancy ropework, rig design and maintenance plus sidebars on better ways of performing common shipboard tasks.
His passion for knots goes back to the time when, aged 7, he was given a book with some knots in it.
He has studied knots and sailors' ropework ever since.
www.paracay.com /nauticalbooks/KNT.html   (1710 words)

  
 Knot Books, books on knots, sailng knots, marine knots, boating knot books
Red Sky carries on of the most extensive line of nautical books (including knot tieing and ropework) that is available on the web.
Below is a selection of some of our more popular nautical books on knots and ropework.
Red Sky carries and extensive collection of nautical and marine books and a wide list of books specializing in Knots, Knot-Tieing and Ropework.
www.redskyatnight.com /knots.html   (209 words)

  
 Books--Knots and Ropework   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With a smaller, more convenient trim size, 64 more pages, new drawings, and a lower price, Knowing the Ropes is better than ever.
Roger Taylor lends his lifetime of seagoing experience to boaters of all skill levels, describing-with the help of Kathy Bray's drawings-every aspect of ropework aboard: how to choose it, use it, care for it, knot it, coil it, whip it, marry it, haul on it, and reef and lash with it.
The late Hervey Garrett Smith was the foremost marine illustrator of the 1950s and 1960s, and his wonderful drawings of traditional ropework quickly propelled.
www.ppyc.org /booksvideos/books_knotsandrope.htm   (1266 words)

  
 The Busy Shore: Ropework   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The waterman's world seems to be held together by lines of all kinds.
Special skill an confidence at securing, rigging, an making fast distinguish him from the landsman, though there are few open-air professions that have no truck with some kind of ropework.
Some say 6 knots will do you, and some say 50 will barely squeak you through.
motherearthnews.com /DIY/1973_January_February/The_Busy_Shore__Ropework   (1261 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Knots and Ropework: Knots and Ropes for All Pursuits from Sailing and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Amazon.co.uk: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Knots and Ropework: Knots and Ropes for All Pursuits from Sailing and Fishing to Camping and Climbing: Books
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www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/1859679110   (402 words)

  
 Ropeworks - Ropework Adult
Former World Champion, Rene Bibaud, uses her extensive experience including international tours with Cirque Du Soleil to develop an innovative success oriented workout geared to any fitness level.
With ROPEWORK, you'll be introduced to basic to intermediate skills, using dance inspired routines, power jumping and lateral movements.
With Renes unique skill development program, you'll learn the necessary fundamentals to start a rope workout immediately, adding more variety as you go.
www.jumpropenet.com /prod02.htm   (332 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Art of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
If you already own this, rate it and improve your recommendations,
Publisher: learn how customers can search inside this book.
Buy Art of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework with The Art of Rigging today!
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0486264408   (343 words)

  
 Cruiser's Guide Videos Vendor Information Page
Brion Toss comes back with advanced lessons: the star knot, the Matthew Walker knot, braids and sinnets for making bracelets, lanyards, etc. Any of these ropework tapes can stand alone, however parts 2 and three were done as a sequence and build on each other.
Brion Toss continues the part-2 lesson with more advanced braids, sinnets, and buttons for key chains, bellropes, etc. This tape gives variations on the knots featured in part two and then moves on to introduce new knots as well.
We made a Turks Head for our wheel with one try after watching Fancy Ropework Part 1.
www.media-products.com /vendor.htm   (1426 words)

  
 North Georgia Adventure Race - Ropework   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
First right of refusal for 2004 Ropework Sponsorship
Logo displayed on all race brochures to be distributed to all sporting good stores, running stores, health clubs, local events, etc. (a minimum of 10,000 brochures printed and distributed prior to event)
Official recognition as the ropework sponsor in all event press releases
racedaycompany.com /siteupgrade/sponsorropework.php   (124 words)

  
 sell.com classifieds : Ropework Jump Rope Workout Video for sale in Austin (2G58B)
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 Introduction To Ropes & Ropework - Compare Prices & Reviews at Smarter
Introduction To Ropes & Ropework - Compare Prices & Reviews at Smarter
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 Ropework jump rope workout video
Home >> Exercise & Fitness >> Jump Rope >> Ropework jump rope workout video
For decades, fitness professionals have known about the unparalleled benefits of rope jumping.
Sports, Musical Instruments, Ballet Performances and Documentaries, Fitness, Exercise, Dance Videos and DVDs
www.iedance.com /Fitness/Ropework_jump_rope_workout_video.htm   (325 words)

  
 Lady Ben Classic Wooden Boats - Nautical Books - Knots, Splices, Ropework
Lady Ben Classic Wooden Boats - Nautical Books - Knots, Splices, Ropework
Nautical Knots and Lines Illustrated: The Essentials of Smart Line Handling, Knotting, and Splicing-In Color
The Complete Book of Decorative Knots: Lanyard Knots, Button Knots, Globe Knots, Turk's Heads, Mats, Hitching, Chains, Platis
www.ladyben.com /market/bookstore/BookstoreA_Knots.asp   (106 words)

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