The Splicing Handbook - 3rd Edition Barbara Merry / John Dawin
Our Ref: KHKNO0160
The only handbook devoted to splicing todays ropes, this bestselling reference covers every kind of splicing project a boater will ever need. Featuring step-by-step illustrations and explanations for the most useful and popular splices in traditional twisted and modern braided ropes as well as wire. It cover; how to splice high-tech, slippery, synthetic ropes such as Spectra, Dyneema and Kevlar, mainstream rope materials such as Dacron and nylon, all standard rope constructions including solid braid, double braid, parallel core, plaited and three-strand rope, how to splice wire for shrouds and halyards, and rope to wire splices.
This new edition has been expanded to include a section on wire selection, new wire splices and several attractive knot and splice-based projects; rope fenders, rope cargo nets, rope ladders and rope bow puddings. There isn't a rope project on board that cant be tackled with this guide.
- ISBN / Part No: 9781408141977
- Author: Barbara Merry and John Darwin
- Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical