Splicing Handbook

Techniques for Traditional and Modern Ropes and Wires

«'this revised version of the book covers almost every way of splicing modern ropes, wire rope and offers some fun ways to decorate with rope...Authors Barbara Merry and John Darwin have updated the book to include not only traditional ropes...but some new, high-tech products...along with wire splicing and how to properly select wire rigging.'»

Ontario Sailor Magazine (June/July 2011)

The only handbook devoted to splicing today's ropes, this bestselling reference covers every kind of splicing project a boater will ever need. Featuring step-by-step illustrations and explanations for the most useful and popular splices in traditional twisted and modern braided ropes as well as wire, it covers:
- how to splice high-tech, slippery, synthetic ropes such as Spectra, Dyneema and Kevlar
- mainstream rope materials such as Dacron and nylon
- all standard rope constructions, including solid braid, double braid, parallel core, plaited and three-strand rope
- how to splice wire for shrouds and halyards, and rope to wire splices

This new edition has been expanded to include a section on wire selection, new wire splices and several attractive knot and splice-based projects: rope fenders, rope cargo nets, rope ladders and rope bow puddings. Les mer

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The only handbook devoted to splicing today's ropes, this bestselling reference covers every kind of splicing project a boater will ever need. Featuring step-by-step illustrations and explanations for the most useful and popular splices in traditional twisted and modern braided ropes as well as wire, it covers:
- how to splice high-tech, slippery, synthetic ropes such as Spectra, Dyneema and Kevlar
- mainstream rope materials such as Dacron and nylon
- all standard rope constructions, including solid braid, double braid, parallel core, plaited and three-strand rope
- how to splice wire for shrouds and halyards, and rope to wire splices

This new edition has been expanded to include a section on wire selection, new wire splices and several attractive knot and splice-based projects: rope fenders, rope cargo nets, rope ladders and rope bow puddings. There isn't a rope project on board that can't be tackled with this guide.

‘Covers every splicing project a yachtsman will ever need.' Kelvin Hughes
‘Aimed at the beginner, though the in-depth stuff will appeal to old hands too.' Classic Boat

Detaljer

Forlag
Adlard Coles Nautical
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
256
ISBN
9781408141977
Utgave
3. utg.
Utgivelsesår
2011
Format
21 x 14 cm

Om forfatteren

Barbara Merry is a marine rope specialist with over twenty years' experience in the splicing trade. She has written on rope and rope technology for WoodenBoat magazine.
John Darwin is a master of rope technology - a former rope designer, he still tests and fabricates ropes.

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«'this revised version of the book covers almost every way of splicing modern ropes, wire rope and offers some fun ways to decorate with rope...Authors Barbara Merry and John Darwin have updated the book to include not only traditional ropes...but some new, high-tech products...along with wire splicing and how to properly select wire rigging.'»

Ontario Sailor Magazine (June/July 2011)

«'The Splicing Handbook-Techniques for traditional modern ropes and wires by Barbara Merry with John Darwin is the only handbook devoted to splicing today's ropes. This bestselling reference covers every kind of splicing project, according to the publisher. Featuring step-by-step illustrations and explanations for the most useful and popular splices in traditional twisted and modern braided ropes as well as wire'.»

Fishing News (19 August 2011)

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