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Marlinspike Sailors Arts and Crafts: A Step-By-Step Guide to Tying Classic Sailors Knots to Create, Adorn, and Show Off Barbara Merry

Marlinspike Sailors Arts and Crafts: A Step-By-Step Guide to Tying Classic Sailors Knots to Create, Adorn, and Show Off

Barbara Merry

Published November 1st 2013
ISBN : 9781306065016
ebook
111 pages
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Enjoy doing dozens of decorative projects based on the sailors art of ropeworkDecorative ropework, also known as fanciwork, comes ashore in Marlinspike Sailors Knots and Crafts Inside you will learn how to make all manner of cool, sailorly items:MoreEnjoy doing dozens of decorative projects based on the sailors art of ropeworkDecorative ropework, also known as fanciwork, comes ashore in Marlinspike Sailors Knots and Crafts Inside you will learn how to make all manner of cool, sailorly items: hammocks, block mats, companionway or stair treads, sailors bracelets, hammock bags for carrying fruits, etc., tool covers, stanchion or porch railing covers, decorated grommets for hanging towels, water bottle or wine carafe covers.Written by ropework expert Barbara Merry, the book includes projects to adorn the house, camp, motor home or office--or even a boat! Even if you are new to the art, you can sit down with this book and within an hour have created something that shows your sailors skills, even if you have never set foot on the deck of a sailboat! Step-by-step instructions and graphics laid out in clean, easy-to-follow spreadsMore than 30 core projects, with ideas and suggestions for other places to adapt the instructionsSave hundreds of dollars by constructing your own sleeping hammocks, bags to carry provisions home from the farmers market, or collars for your dog