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used to hold the parceling firm.
(ii) Rope fender: ^ A hank of yarn, small stuff^ or a roll of canvas, ^marled (fig3). See ii 195 – ii 146 -
and plaits in general. All these are
suitable fenders for small boats.
A good ^Small fenders can be ^quickly made by
proceeding as follows: lay a piece
of rope
as shown (fig 3).[caption] 3
and (Grasping it at a & b) & twist it
round with its lay until it kinks
at c and ^the two parts twist together with a
cable lay. Holding the ?? twisted parts a
& b together, twist d with its lay,
&, as you twist lay it up cablewise
with the ab twist. Put the end
a through the bight at b and the
end d through the bight at c. The
result will be a piece of
cable-laid rope which will show
no tendency to unlay.

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