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Ropes and Knots are something that most of us no longer use in our everyday modern life. If you lived a hundred years ago, most of us would have at least a rudimentary understanding of ropes and knots. In talking to people, it is amazing to me on how many people don’t know how to tie even a simple square knot. In the past knots were used to make shelters, set snares, haul materials and secure items.
Ropes and knots are a skill that every one of us should learn. It is a perishable skill as I recently found out; needing to secure an item, I found that it took me a few minutes to remember how to tie the right type of knot. …Read More...