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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Complete Book of Knots

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. When it comes to a more simple knot though, the flow motion photos are a distraction. Showing of 60 reviews.

On the plus side, Pawson includes a number of lashings, plaits and sennits, and splices, which Budworth does not. Dan Lookabaugh rated it it was amazing Sep 25, There are typically several pictures on a page, but the picture on the top of the page is not the starting picture; it’s the one on the bottom of the page to the left.

Maybe it’s because the knots in question are more for function than decoration, but I’m able to follow the directions easily. Jason Wells rated it really liked it Dec 26, Read reviews that mention decorative knots book contains complete book easy to follow book of knots knot books expanded edition history of the knot bought this book midshipman hitch tying a knot useful knots finished knot knot also tying knots every step make it easy step-by-step pictures books suffer able to tie.


A bigger minus is the terseness of the descriptions. Laura rated it liked it Jun 24, Moreover, for the Tarbuck knot, the book states that the knot is used by climbers, but climbers have avoided this knot for decades because it tends to damage the kernmantel type of rope used in climbing.

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Quite gentlemanly, but not what I want in a book for beginners. Tim Todd rated it it was amazing Sep 21, An excellent guide to the konts useful and practical knots. Nov 01, David Hartnett rated it it was amazing. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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The Ultimate Book of Everyday Knots: But layout is off-putting. Pro-Knot Outdoor Knots Ring-bound.

With knots for climbing, sailing, and fishing, every knot entry contains a brief introduction to the history and development of the knot, its alternative names, and information on its uses and compelte features. The number of ste-by-step pictures keeps it from going to three stars.

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Want to Read saving…. Gollum rated it liked it Nov 05, For knot aficionados, it’s a must-have.


But this book is too much, in my opinion, for the ordinary reader who just wants to learn a few useful knots. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

A minus is that the book is outdated. I’ve found it very useful learning new knots and reviewing knots I’ve used in the past. What you do get is a blow-by-blow arrangement of photos across the page that can help to guide you through the tying of some complex knots. English Choose a language for shopping. Anne Gustavsen rated it it was ok Apr 19, Another plus to this book is that most of the knots Budworth picked for inclusion are useful and often “best of breed” knots.

If this book were intended for a beginner, however, I would downgrade it to four stars because of the sheer number of knots, the lack of guidance to beginners as to which ones to learn, and the lack of warnings about knot uses and misuses.