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Henry Bushby Transcription Pages

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The violet end under the blue end & under
the red bight, & then put the red end
through the blue bight. The Single Wall
may be made with or against the lay.*
Uses: To prevent rope ends fraying, but
chiefly as a foundation for larger knots
employed for the same purpose.
[Mr. ETO- It appears this whole section following is to be struck out.. ??]

The Single Wall knot might be regarded as

Characteristics. This is an overhand
made on one cordastring with three parts,
or ends, the point from which they
diverge before entering the knots being the centre of a bight com-
mon to all three. This may easily
be illustrated by the following experi-
ment:-

Twist up a piece of string to represent
a 2 strand cord (fig. 1.); make a Single
Wall with on the ends (fig. 2); untwist & pull
taut, when fig 3. is the result. Although