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fig 2 until they meet either in
the middle (fig 3) or any other con-
venient part of the cringle. Knot &
tuck as in a longsplice, with or
without tapering. The whole may
be wormed, parcelled & served, or served
only or left alone as prefered.
In laying up remember to keep
twisting the strand against the lay
of the cringle & with its own. If it
should happen that the strand or its
substitute has itself a hawser lay
then lay up the cringle with the
reverse lay. The figures seen in a
mirror will serve as a guide.
If preferred you may finish the
process at fig 2 by half hitching a
& b round the cringle above the rings
& tucking in the ends. Or in fig 3,
instead of finishing off as directed, the
ends
a & b may meet under the top part
of the cringle & be crossed & tucked. These are sailors methods & clumsey ones But

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