58563Re: [bolger] seizing rope onto double paddle for Payson Pirogue
- Sep 6, 2008Michael,
I sent a subsequent post with a view of the french hitching, but it
didn't get on for some reason. Here it is again:
http://www.geocities.com/roo_two/clovehitch.html It is basically a
multi-[ass clove hitch. The idea is that you would make the whole thing
out of one piece of string..
Michael Galvin wrote:
> That Turk's Head looks cool, and do-able by an old scout who never advanced
> beyond Life. I didn't understand the French hitch suggestion. I see how I
> could place a Turk's head at the ends of the pole, inboard of the paddle,
> but where would the French hitch go.
> Mike Galvin
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of
> Christopher Wetherill
> Sent: Friday, September 05, 2008 8:57 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [bolger] seizing rope onto double paddle for Payson Pirogue
> I would use a turks head on each end and a french hitch in between.
> Turks head is here:
> http://www.troop54.com/knots/TurksHeadKnot/TurksHeadKnot.htm French
> hitching is simply consecutive half hitches. You might also look for a
> copy of a book by Harvey Garrett Smith titled Marlinspike Seamanship.
> It was also published under the title The Arts of the Sailor.
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