Jul 28, The Paperback of the The Complete Book of Knots by Geoffrey Budworth at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. The Complete Book of Knots has 69 ratings and 6 reviews. A beautifully illustrated guide to knots for home and the outdoors. The Book of Knots teaches you which knot to choose and exactly how to tie it. Geoffrey Budworth (UK) is a founder member of the International Guild of Knot.

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Another plus is that it covers decorative knots, such as plaits and sennits. The book does not geofvrey decorative knots Budworth having written a separate book on decorative knots.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Budwortg McConnell rated it liked it Oct 31, This is peculiar in that a grip-and-hold knot can be quite useful.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Published July 1st by Lyons Press first published My copy has an update date ofmaking it the most recent edition of all my knot books. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

The Book of Knots

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? In addition to knot-tying techniques, the book contains a comprehensive glossary of terms to guide you through the complexities of different rope types and helps you choose the right rope for every task. A minus is that the book is outdated. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?


Tim Todd rated it it was amazing Sep 21, East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Based on the fact that this book uses photographs instead of drawings particularly in a small format bookthe sometimes odd choice of knots, and lack of warnings about certain knot uses, I downgraded this book from five stars to three. But how could this be a deficiency, one might ask.

Of all the books that use photographs to depict the tying of knots, this is my pick as the best.

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However, if you can focus in on the pale photos of the knot being tied, it budworrth does help to find your way through a more complex knot. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Andrew rated it liked it Jan 04, Apr 30, Shayne rated it really liked it Shelves: Conclusion For the beginner, that is, for the reader who simply wants to learn a few of the most useful knots, my pick is Budworth, The Complete Book of Knots.

Distinctive symbols provide a condensed at-a-glance key to all the suitable uses of a particular knot from the Bowline – the king of knots – to the elegant twists of the Cat’s Paw and the practical simplicity of the Cow Hitch. Great reference, will be referring to this. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. For the gfoffrey hobbyist or public library, The Ashley Book of Knots is a must-have.


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Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions All have deficiencies of one sort or another. But his choice of knots puzzles me. Just as there is no perfect knot, there is no perfect knot book. If this book were intended for a beginner, however, I would downgrade it to three stars because of the sheer number of knots and kbots fact that it was published inwhich means that geoffdey does not satisfactorily address modern synthetic ropes.

Physics and Poetry combine. Drawings and diagrams can be difficult to decipher, but a good collection of useful knots.