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Splicing-A page describing splicing topics covered in Rope Works.

Splicing-A page describing splicing topics covered in Rope Works.

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from Bloomsbury Publishing

Splicing Modern Ropes

For any seafarer, splicing rope is an essential skill. But the traditional 3-strand rope is fast disappearing. So how do you splice braided rope? This is the definitive guide to this crucial skill. Most of the techniques are quite easy to master – and also fun to do. See why splices are better – and stronger – than knots or shackles for joining or shortening rope, and follow the step-by-step photographs and clear instructions to find out how to splice efficiently. #splicingbook

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1. Unlay more than sufficient to make the splice and spread the strands evenly. 2. Make a crown knot by bending each end over its neighbor i...

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