The Splicing Handbook – 3rd Edition by Barbara Merry with John Darwin
The Splicing Handbook is the only reference entirely devoted to splicing today’s ropes. This volume includes step-by-step illustrations and explanations for the most useful and popular splices in traditional twisted and modern braided ropes. This book covers all the standard rope constructions using Dacron and nylon including: solid braid, double braid, parallel core, plaited, and three-strand. It also explains how to splice wire for sailboat shrouds and halyards. As a bonus, this book also shows how to make a broad rand of useful onboard projects including: dog collars, netting, rope railings, and lanyards.
The Splicing Handbook 3rd Edition Includes:
- Part One: Splicing and Seizing Modern Ropes
- Part Two: Splicing Wire Rope
- Part Three: Ropework Projects