This guidebook with basic seaman knots and fancy rope work is great for Boy Scouts and boaters alike. Rope is an essential tool to boaters, campers, hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. Knowing the proper way to tie knots is important. With a little practice, anyone can learn how to tie the strongest knot.
John Kelsey is a journalist and editor specializing in woodworking and furniture making. He has a degree in woodworking and furniture design from the School for American Craft at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a former editor in chief of Fine Woodworking magazine and a publisher of woodworking and home building books at the Taunton Press. He is the author of Furniture Projects for the Deck and Lawn. He lives in Newtown, Connecticut.