Re: OK: I need a knotter in the Phoenix area!
- Sorry it took so long to answer this:
Matt, as usual, that's a SUPERB idea and definitely one that goes in my repetoire of "Dirty Knot Tricks".
--- In email@example.com, "M Beaudoin" <matthew.beaudoin@...> wrote:
> For TH in place, there is a trick. Using Don Burrhus' knot tool idea, you
> can use a piece of black water-line from Home depot, cut a small section,
> split it down its length and stick some copper upholstery pins from the
> inside to outside. Using his numbering convention, you can snap this
> temporary tool in place and follow his directions. Once the knot is
> started, clip off the copper pins letting you slide the tool out, remove it,
> and finish the knot. It know it is no substitute for hands on help, but if
> you can follow along with this vague description, it might help,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf
> Of Frayed Knot Arts
> Sent: Saturday, October 01, 2011 08:59
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [KnotTyers] OK: I need a knotter in the Phoenix area!
> Got an email from someone who stumbled into my site and he'd like some
> advice / help in wrapping the exterior door pulls on his office doors in
> Phoenix. As you can imagine, they are metal, Phoenix is hot, the doors face
> the sun and no-one can open the doors without removing their fingerprints
> for a good part of the day.
> He wants to do some coxcombing on the handles and I referred him to my tutor
> pages on the subject, but it may take someone with experience to help him
> with the turksheads (need to be done-in-place... kinda tricky...) and
> negotiating the curves in the handles.
> Any volunteers? Send me an email and I'll forward his particulars and a
> photo of the door handles for your perusal.
> Everybody have a great time this weekend... I already have had!
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