Sunday & Prusik Knots

This is the first step to a Sunday Knot. It is used to make a lope out of wire rope or cable with out putting any kinks in the wire. You can use this for regular rope as well. Think of this as putting you right hand up your left sleeve and your left hand up your right...

Knots – Stopper Hitch

This is a Stopper Hitch. It is a knot that applies pressure. Pressure that increases with the weight you apply to it. Used most often in two situations: 1. attaching sand bags to ropes and 2. tying a counter weight line to the locking rail to indicate that the line is...

Knots – Clove Hitch

Clove Hitch is use to tie rope to a pipe or a 2×4 and a host of other things. It will do a decent job of grabbing onto the pipe without too much slipping. This is the knot that is use in Hemp Houses to hang the pipe battens. Start with your rope around the pipe. Take...

Knots – Bowline

The Bowline is one of the most useful knots in the world. You can create a loop at the end of a rope that won’t get tighter or looser. (bigger or smaller) Create a large loop and then a small loop. The large loop is the loop you will use to hold onto your...