Tie an Artillery Hitch Loop

How To : Tie an Artillery Hitch (Loop) knot

Learn how to tie an Artillery Hitch or loop - A secure way of forming a loop in the standing part of a rope so that the loop lies perpendicular to the line. This is a good knot for sailing, boating, general outdoors and even bondage.

How To : Tie the artillery hitch in the wild

Tying knots and hitches can be an important survival technique. Having the right kind of knots made can make sure you're able to hold on to whatever it is you need. An artillery hitch or loop, is something that is used because it does not bind under tension and can be removed ...more

How To : Tie the trucker's hitch knot for boating

Learn how to tie the trucker's hitch knot. The trucker's hitch knot is one of those boating knots that once you learn it, you wonder how you ever got along without it! Use this knot to cinch down a load on you car top, boat, horseback, you name it. This combination of knots al ...more

How To : Tie the buntline hitch boating knot

Use this knot (buntline hitch boating knot) to fasten items such as snaps and rings to rope or cord. It forms a small, neat and very reliable boating knot. Not to be used however, for tying into a climbing rope. Watch this boating knot tying video tutorial for helpful tips. Pa ...more

How To : Tie the tautline hitch knot

If you never were a scout, or you've forgotten all your skills, this how-to video is for you. If the loop is under weight, the knot will not slip, but you will still be able to adjust the size of the loop by pulling down on the knot by hand. Perfect for all of our tarp tying n ...more

How To : Install a trailer wiring harness on a Hyundai Sonata

Learn how to install a trailer wiring harness in a Hyundai Sonata. This install will also cover Draw-Tite part # 24757. The first step involved is gaining access to your vehicle, the second step is we can hang the hitch on the tie down loop in the center of the vehicle.

How To : Tie a Klemheist Hitch knot

Learn how to tie a Klemheist Hitch - This is a gripping knot made using a loop of small diameter rope applied to the main line or object. It greatly resists slipping when the pull is parallel to the main line. This is a good knot for sailing, boating, general outdoors and even ...more

How To : Tie a highwayman's hitch knot variant

Hitches are knots that are relatively adjustable, so they're not usually used for intense securing. The highwayman's hitch, as demonstrated in this how-to video, comes untied very quickly and easily by pulling on the release loop. Watch this video knot-tying tutorial and learn ...more

How To : Tie a pole hitch

This high load pole hitch, as demonstrated in this how-to video, is useful when a skyhook is needed. Very useful when lifting an outboard motor over the transom. Tying this same knot in the bight is a useful option since it gives a tensioning loop. Watch this video knot-tying ...more

How To : Tie a taut line hitch knot

Perfect for attaching the guy line of a tent to a peg or a post, this sliding loop is prized for its ability to adjust up or down, tighter or looser. If only pitching the rest of the tent were so easy.

How To : Tie a Spider Hitch knot

Learn how to tie a Spider Hitch. The Spider Hitch is one of the easiest ways to form a loop or a double in a line. It is far easier than the bimini twist and the plaiting a double but it is not as strong. In monofilament it will retain around 80 percent of the lines original b ...more

How To : Tie the tautline hitch Boy Scouts knot

Learn how to tie this Boy Scouts knot. The tautline knot builds a loop that will easily get bigger - by sliding the knot up the rope toward the free end. But, when pressure is applied to the loop, it will not get smaller. Its most common use in Boy Scouts is on the ropes that ...more

How To : Tie the trucker's hitch Boy Scouts knot

Learn how to tie the Boy Scouts trucker's hitch knot. The Trucker's Hitch (Lorry Knot in the UK and parts of Canada) allows the scout (or sailor or whatever) to easily tighten a rope, yet easily untie the knot. Its most common use is for tying loads (thus the trucker moniker) ...more

How To : Tie the Handcuff knot

Learn how to tie a Handcuff Knot. This is a handy knot for those times when an emergency set of handcuffs are needed :) Firefighters also use this knot, coupled with a half hitch over each loop, as a man harness. This knot can be used in sailing, boating, general use, camping ...more

How To : Make a candy stripe bar

In this Disaster Preparation video tutorial you will learn how to make a candy stripe bar. The candy stripe bar is a slick way to create a strap of slanted lines. One of the many tying techniques used to create friendship bracelets, the bar can be modified to create stripes me ...more

How To : Tie a Prusik knot to secure a loop to a tight line

The Prusik knot is a great versatile outdoor knot, boating knot, or paddling knot, and is used widely throughout each. Mountain climbing is a big user of this knot. You can use this knot to secure a loop to a tight line. Also great for hitching boats. A Prusik Knot forms a sl ...more

How To : Make a bracelet with 550 paracord

This video will show you how to make a very useful bracelet with 550 paracord. Once you watch this video, you'll have no excuse not to have any paracord on you. You'll always be prepared; after all, you never know what you could use this for! Just follow these steps: 1. Find ...more

How To : Make a Banner for a Lightweight RC Plane

I decided to make a quick banner for my RC plane. It was basically free, but you might need to get a few materials if you don't have them. My plane is a Hobbyzone Champ, which is a hardy but tiny plane, weighing only 1.3 ounces with the battery. My how-to is modeled after this ...more

How To : Tie the basic knot design of a cargo net

In this video, we learn how to tie the basic knot design of a cargo net. First, tie a double overhand knot on a rope bent into two. After this, make cow hitching on the first loop that you created. Next, make a second double overhand knot followed by cow hitching the second lo ...more

How To : Tie a Plank Hitch bushcraft knot

The video is about creating a plank hitch making use of string and a couple of logs. The video begins with placing a piece of string in a particular pattern on the ground and then placing wood logs on top of it. The string is tied around the logs using a particular knot. The s ...more

How To : Tie single Genoese knot bars

This video describes the technique used to tie a single Genoese bar knot. The presenter shows what the completed knot looks like, and then shows the technique used to tie the knot. The process for tying this knot is similar to braiding as the ends of the string are looped arou ...more

How To : Tie a Zigzag braid knot design

The video is about tying a Zigzag braid knot design. At first, make the tag or rope into two by folding it. Take one end and make a small knot at the folded junction. Then take the second and pass it through the first made loop. Then take the other end and pass it through the ...more

How To : Tie a bloody knuckle knot

A bloody knuckle knot is the result of a row of half hitches fused with a blood knot--this video teaches you how to tie one. Make two loops with your rope then loop them over your thumb. Take the tail of the rope and keep making loops and adding them to the others on your thum ...more

How To : Tie a Knute hitch

In this video, we learn how to tie a Knute hitch. The purpose for this is to make an easy dummy cord on something with a hold for it. To start, tie a simple overhand knot in one end and then make a bite in the knot. With this bite, insert this into the hole in your item. Once ...more

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