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The Arts of the Sailor - 234 page Dover Press Book

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The Arts of the Sailor


Knotting, Splicing and Ropework


by Hervey Garrett Smith


234 pages - 101 Illustrations


   








High quality Dover Publications 5 3/8" X 8 1/2" paperback  ... 101 sharp illustrations. This is the 1990 unabridged Dover republication of the original 1953 edition published by D. Van Nostrand Company.


Chapters include:


I. The Anatomy of Rope and Cordage
II. Sailor's Vernacular
III. Some Sailor's Tools and Their Use
IV. Basic Knots
V. Useful Hitches
VI. The Art of Splicing
VII. Whippings
VIII. Seizings
IX. "Belaying, Coiling and Stowing"
X. The Service of Wire and Rope
XI. Hand Sewing and Canvaswork
XII. Decorative Knots
XIII. Ornamental Coverings and Nettings
XIV. Sennit Making
XV. Chafing Gear
XVI. The Technique of Reefing
XVII. Towing Procedure
XVIII. Some Notes on Cleats and Belaying Pins
XIX. The Boatswain's Chair
XX. Rope-Strapped Blocks
XXI. On the Making of Rope Mats
XXII. How to Make a Proper Bucket
XXIII. How to Make and Use a Heaving Line
XXIV. The Sailor's Ditty Bag
XXV. How to Rig Deadeyes and Lanyards
XXVI. Keeping Ahead of Trouble
... plus detailed index.






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The Arts of the Sailor

Knotting, Splicing and Ropework

by Hervey Garrett Smith

234 pages - 101 Illustrations

   

High quality Dover Publications 5 3/8" X 8 1/2" paperback  ... 101 sharp illustrations. This is the 1990 unabridged Dover republication of the original 1953 edition published by D. Van Nostrand Company.

Chapters include:

I. The Anatomy of Rope and Cordage
II. Sailor's Vernacular
III. Some Sailor's Tools and Their Use
IV. Basic Knots
V. Useful Hitches
VI. The Art of Splicing
VII. Whippings
VIII. Seizings
IX. "Belaying, Coiling and Stowing"
X. The Service of Wire and Rope
XI. Hand Sewing and Canvaswork
XII. Decorative Knots
XIII. Ornamental Coverings and Nettings
XIV. Sennit Making
XV. Chafing Gear
XVI. The Technique of Reefing
XVII. Towing Procedure
XVIII. Some Notes on Cleats and Belaying Pins
XIX. The Boatswain's Chair
XX. Rope-Strapped Blocks
XXI. On the Making of Rope Mats
XXII. How to Make a Proper Bucket
XXIII. How to Make and Use a Heaving Line
XXIV. The Sailor's Ditty Bag
XXV. How to Rig Deadeyes and Lanyards
XXVI. Keeping Ahead of Trouble
... plus detailed index.

Manufacturer Dover Press
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