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58563Re: [bolger] seizing rope onto double paddle for Payson Pirogue

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  • Christopher Wetherill
    Sep 6, 2008
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      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:
      > Chris
      > 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: bolger@yahoogroups.com [mailto:bolger@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      > Christopher Wetherill
      > Sent: Friday, September 05, 2008 8:57 AM
      > To: bolger@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [bolger] seizing rope onto double paddle for Payson Pirogue
      > Michael,
      > 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.
      > V/R
      > Chris
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