Knot Tying
TYING A SCAFFOLD KNOT

Video tutorial on typing a Scaffold Knot. This is a noose style knot or adjustable loop knot which is fairly simple to tie. A metal or plastic insert can be used in the center of the loop in order to protect the rope from any damage. It may be difficult to untie after heavy loads are applied though.

TYING AN ASHLEY'S BEND

Video tutorial on typing an Ashley's Bend. This knot is used to connect two pieces of rope together and can be known to jam.

TYING A FIGURE EIGHT LOOP

Video tutorial on typing a Figure Eight Loop or also known as a Flemish loop and Flemish eight. This knot is used to put a loop at the end of the rope by creating a bight. It can jam under heaving loading conditions, therefore making it difficult to untie.

TYING AN ALPINE COIL

Video tutorial on tying an Alpine Coil or also known as a Mountaineer's Coil, Climber's Coil, Lap Coil, and Standing Coil. This is used to keep a roll of rope neatly together for storage purposes or traveling so it doesn't get tangles or jeopardize the integrity of the rope.

TYING A FARMER'S LOOP

Video tutorial on typing a Farmer's Loop or also known as a Wireman's knot. This is a fixed loop used in the middle of a section of rope.

TYING AN ESKIMO BOWLINE

Video tutorial on typing an Eskimo Bowline. This knot places a loop in the end of the rope and is normally more secure than a regular bowline loop.

TYING A WATER KNOT

Tutorial video on typing a Water Knot or also known as a Tape Knot, Ring Bend, Grass Knot, and Overhand Follow-Through. This knot is used to connect two pieces of webbing together normally, but can also be used on rope too.

TYING A SHEEPSHANK

Video tutorial on typing a Sheepshank. This is a non jamming knot which is used to shorten up a length of rope. If the rope is under too much or too little pressure, it will not hold it's form.

TYING A HANDCUFF KNOT

Video tutorial on how to tie a Handcuff Knot or also known as the Fireman's Chair Knot is a double looped adjustable knot which is used to put around someone's wrists or ankles. This is a non locking knot and is used mainly for rescue purposes.

TYING A HEAVING LINE KNOT

Video tutorial on how to tie a Heaving Line Knot or also known as the Franciscan Monk's Knot. This is used to add weight to the end of the rope when throwing it.