Practical and Ornamental Knots

By: Shaw, George Russell

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New paperback book copy of Practical and Ornamental knots by George Russell Shaw. Dover (2008) unabridged republication of Knots, Practical and Ornamental, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1933. 208 pages, 8-1/2 x 5-3/8 inches. Summary: Filled with easy to follow and accurate instructions on creating scores of useful and decorative knots, 193 hand drawn illustrations will guide you in creating braids, lanyards, flower knots, slings, angler knots, Celtic knots, netting, lassos, tassels, and more.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!


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For centuries, everyone from sailors, fishermen, and cowboys to explorers, hunters, and mountaineers have known about -- and relied on -- the indispensable knot. Many of them also knew that the diversity of knot crafting was limited only by the imagination. In this classic guide, George Russell Shaw reveals the unlimited potential of the knot as not only a basic tool, but as a beautiful work of art.
Filled with easy-to-follow and accurate instructions on creating scores of useful and decorative knots, 193 hand-drawn illustrations will guide you in creating:
- Braids - Angler Knots - Japanese Knots - Lanyards - Celtic Knots - Lassos - Flower Knots - Macram Knots - Tassels - Slings - Netting - Shoe String Knots - Barrel Knots - Toggles - PLUS a slew of knots for wrapping packages of all types...and so much more

Title: Practical and Ornamental Knots

Author/Composer: Shaw, George Russell

Categories: Crafts & Hobbies,

Edition: 2nd

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2008-03-14

ISBN Number: 0486460207

ISBN Number 13: 9780486460208

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 001463

Keywords: Books, Dover Books, George Russell Shaw, Knots, How to make knots, braids, lanyards, flower knots, barrel knots, slings, angler knots, Celtic knots, macrame knots, netting, toggles, Japanese knots, lassos, tassels, shoe string knots,