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Paracord Knots: Knots That You Can Learn Easily

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Tying paracord knots can be fun, yet it can sometimes be a challenging task for a beginner. Learning what to do to get the right results can take some effort on your part. Therefore, following an expert guide can work wonders in your favor and you can keep the skill for life. Here are knots you can easily learn using paracord and chances are they will come in handy when you are outdoors camping. Knot 1: The cobra knot The cobra knot is widely used by military personnel. Whenever a pull-ring is attached to it, the knot is perfect to be used as a Girth Hitch. See also: YouTube: Tying It All Together The cobra knot is a very easy tie to learn. Your first step is to gather two different paracords to make the knot. Materials you need are: A sharp knife A buckle Cigarette lighter 2 different colors paracord Here are the simple instructions: Take both strings in your hand and hold them straight with your fingers alongside each other. Take hold of the left cord with your hand and see

How to Make Paracord Keychains

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DIY Paracord Keychain Ideas with Instructions Parachute Cord popularly known as paracord is crafter’s favorite paracord project these days. Explore with a variety of paracord ideas for paracord projects which are handmade and a cool style statement for preppers and campers! Learn how to make amazing Paracord Keyhains with step-by-step instructions in the tutorials given below! You can be creative and design wonderful keyfobs to hook on your belts or bags! Paracord Basic Project Requirements Paracord Keyrings Buckle Measuring Tape Scissors Lighter Lashing Needle Jig Paracord Heart Keychain Instructions This tutorial teaches you how to make a Celtic heart knot keychain. It is a quick easy to make design and very cute to carry your keys. An ideal gift for Valentine’s Day! Step 1: To Fashion the Heart, Fold the Cord Over Itself to Create a Small Loop. Step 2: Take the Right Working C

IDEAS TO MAKE IT YOUR OWN

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While my passion dictates there can never be too many knots, sometimes for aesthetic purposes, less is more. You will need to decide. I would advise a tentative application at first, until you see what the effect is, so that you can determine how much you want to see and embellish this object of your desire. Experiment with color, thickness, type, mixture, texture, and form until you are more familiar with the base on which you are working or the stand-alone object you create. From this you may then determine (or perhaps you knew all along!) what would be most suited to your task, so that you can feel confident in creating your own masterpiece. Decorative knotting is my unbridled passion—I cannot get enough of decorative knots! Along the way, I learned several techniques when I had no idea what this passion might involve. I have found new and exciting tools to use. I have come across cords and twines in the most unusual places, and a visit to a museum usually involves me traipsing off

How to Make Your Own Paracord Jig

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Are you a lover of paracord bracelets? And you are always not satisfied with the style and price of the paracord bracelets you see in stores? Well, with the help of a paracord jig, you can make your own just how you want it. In this article, we have put together this tutorial for a paracord jig project that you can DIY easily. The making process is pretty much basic and easy to follow. With that said, let’s start with the first step: planning a paracord bracelet jig. Planning our jig There are a few aspects worth considering when making a jig. Since it is made by you, you can customize just about everything, from the wood used, to the very functionality of the jig. If we focus on making a basic design, there are two aspects of the jig that we should consider: the width the length Width The wider the jig, the more different buckle sizes you can mount on it. This means that generally, a wider jig will have more buckle types you can use. A smart way to get around the width res

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