Equipped To Survive Equipped To Survive® Presents
The Survival Forum
Where do you want to go on ETS?

Topic Options
#292118 - 04/05/19 08:50 PM Locked diamond/footrpe knot
TonyE Offline
Member

Registered: 08/16/13
Posts: 194
Loc: eastern PA
The footrope knot (now also known as the diamond knot) was tied in the rope that went under the yardarm of sailing ships to prevent the sailors feet from slipping as they set the sals.
It is a crown knot followed by a wall kot with the ends tucked up through the center of the two knots.
It is a very nice way to end a knotting project but can fall apart when handled especially if the ends are cut close.
There are two ways to eliminate this problem
Over two crown locked footrope knot tutorial






or the
Under two wall locked footrope knot tutorial



If you combine the two techniques you will have overkill. If pulled tight it is almost impossible to untiw with bare fingers

_________________________
Happily tangled in my nets at http://pineapple.myfunforum.org/index.php?c=7

Top
#292119 - 04/05/19 10:38 PM Re: Locked diamond/footrpe knot [Re: TonyE]
Phaedrus Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 2268
Loc: Great Plains
Very cool! You do indeed have an encyclopedic knowledge of knots!
_________________________
“You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.” Naguib Mahfouz

Top



Moderator:  Alan_Romania, Blast, chaosmagnet, cliff 
July
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
Who's Online
1 registered (Jeanette_Isabelle), 216 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
RaymondRussell24, KMNPack, NickChurick, Willie, Pierdolec89
5289 Registered Users
Newest Posts
Summer car prep
by hikermor
03:15 PM
Dollar Bill Ninja Star
by Bingley
08:58 AM
Proud father moment.
by Bingley
08:14 AM
OVERBOARD VEST
by Phaedrus
03:53 AM
The Summer I Was Lost, 1965
by WesleyH
01:27 AM
John D. Mccann's Book, "Build The Perfect Survival
by WesleyH
01:22 AM
Remains of actor found in remote area
by WesleyH
07/16/19 11:51 PM
fanny pack sized kit
by teacher
07/16/19 08:40 PM
Newest Images
Tiny knife / wrench
Handmade knives
2"x2" Glass Signal Mirror, Retroreflective Mesh
Trade School Tool Kit
My Pocket Kit
Glossary
Test

WARNING & DISCLAIMER: SELECT AND USE OUTDOORS AND SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES AND TECHNIQUES AT YOUR OWN RISK. Information posted on this forum is not reviewed for accuracy and may not be reliable, use at your own risk. Please review the full WARNING & DISCLAIMER about information on this site.