New Skill: Whipping

Posted on October 7, 2011 by Jack Kelly
Tags: windeward_bound

Jack Working

Unsurprisingly, the most interesting work is that which involves learning new skills. The newest skill I’ve learned is whipping: wrapping a thin cord tightly around a splice end or line end to stop it from coming undone. The result is quite attractive:

Whipped Rope

That’s some of my handiwork. The knife’s mine, too, and I tied the knotwork on the lanyard myself. I’ll probably write about that later, once I finish the lanyard set.

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