The arts of the sailor : knotting, splicing and ropework / Hervey Garrett Smith ; illustrated by the author.Material type: TextPublisher: [United States?] : Stone Basin Books, Description: viii, 233 s. : ill. ; 22 cmContent type:
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Originally published: New York: Van Nostrand, 1953.
The anatomy of rope and cordage ; Sailor's vernacular ; Some sailor's tools and their use ; Basics knots ; Useful hitches ; The art of splicing ; Whippings ; Seizings ; Belaying, coiling and stowing ; The service of wire and rope ; Hand sewing and canvaswork ; Decorative knots ; Ornamental coverings and nettings ; Sennit making ; Chafing gear ; The technique of reefing ; Towing procedures ; Some notes on cleats and belaying pins ; The boatswain's chair ; Rope-strapped blocks ; On the making of rope mats ; How to make a proper bucket ; How to make and use a heaving line ; The sailor's ditty bag ; How to rig deadeyes and lanyards ; Keeping ahead of trouble