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Sailors" knots

W. W. Jacobs

Sailors" knots

by W. W. Jacobs

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Boxed.

Statementby W. W. Jacobs ; with twelve illustrations by Will Owen.
The Physical Object
Pagination302 p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17637643M

Genre/Form: Fiction Sea stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jacobs, W.W. (William Wymark), Sailors' knots. London: Methuen, Sailors' Knots by Jacobs, W. W. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Description: The Sailors Knot is considered a variation of the Josephine knot. This decorative knot is a great technique to use when making jewelry projects, such as the Leather Bracelet.

Books shelved as knot-tying: Handbook of Knots: Expanded Edition by Des Pawson, The Ashley Book of Knots by Clifford W. Ashley, The Morrow Guide to Knots.   Projects from Ashley's Knot # Ashley's Flat Knot # In Ashley's Book of Knots there are about two dozen covering knots. Each is numbered. Knot # is a medium-hard one to tie. I've seen it tied at the end of a tiller. The next time you are cruising around the harbor or boatyard, see how many ways you can see this knot : McGraw-Hill Education.


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Selection. The selection of knots is based on many years of sailing combined with feedback and advice from several helpful captains.

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