Boy Scouts of America® Deck of Knots
The Boy Scouts of America® Deck of Knots is officially licensed by the Boy Scouts of America. It is a handy deck of wipe-clean cards that is great for sailors, campers, anglers, survivalists, adventurers or anyone who wants to tie the perfect knot for almost any situation. The Deck of Knots explains how to use rope and provides annotated step-by-step photographs and detailed instructions for tying dozens of stopper knots, binding knots, bends, hitches, loops, braids, and splices. All of this is available in this handy deck of cards. For more than 25 years, Des Pawson, the author of "Deck of Knots", has run a rope working business and teaches and displays his skills at exhibitions, boat shows, and museums in the United States and Europe. He is a frequent contributor to magazines and newspapers, and is a co-founder of the International Guild of Knot Tyers. More about Des Pawson Des Pawson is one of the world's leading authorities on knots and sailors' ropework. A researcher and historian on the subject, he is the author of many books and papers. Des also runs a successful business, Footrope Knots, with his wife Liz. 'Rope and knots are my life and have been since I was a boy. I make things in rope, I write about knots, I teach, talk and research knots and ropework. I collect books on knots and practical rope seamanship, old sailors' ropework, and the tools of the rope and canvas working trades. Rope inspires me,' Des Pawson.