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The Knot Book

Author : Colin Conrad Adams
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Knots are familiar objects. Yet the mathematical theory of knots quickly leads to deep results in topology and geometry. This work offers an introduction to this theory, starting with our understanding of knots. It presents the applications of knot theory to modern chemistry, biology and physics.

The Knot Book Knots Bends and Hitches A Guide for Sailors Adventurers and Hobbyists

Author : H. S. Harrison Wallace
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"Knott Book" is an easy-to-follow, illustrated guide to tying a variety of knots that are commonly used at sea. With step-by-step instructions and helpful diagrams, this volume will have you tying knots like a proficient sailor in no time at all, and it is not to be missed by collectors of related literature. Contents include: "A Story of Two Knots", "Sheep Shank", "To Stop a Rope Fraying", "Saving a Drowning Man", "The Bowline", "The Bowline on the Bight", "To Make a Rope Fast Quickly", "Clove Hitch", "Half-hitch", "Two Half-Hitches on Ring Bolt", "Round Turn and Two Half-Hitches", "Fisherman's, or Anchor Bend", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.

The Knot Little Books of Big Wedding Ideas

Author : Carley Roney
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The Knot, the #1 resource for brides, compiled their all-time best wedding details (cakes, bouquets and centerpieces, vows, décor and more), planning advice, and ideas for celebrations big and small within this beautiful box set of four colorful mini books. Whether you’re looking for a breathtaking bouquet, an unforgettably original cake, or the perfect reading for your ceremony, these books offer hundreds of ways to make the day your own. With more than 200 photographs and inspiration for: Invitations * cakes * bridal bouquets in every hue * aisle and altar decorations * ceremony readings * guidance for writing your own vows * escort cards * table settings * centerpieces * reception décor * toasts * favors * and more

The Knot Bible

Author : Bloomsbury Publishing
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The complete and definitive bible of knots for seafarers. Featuring all the knots, hitches, bends, splices, whipping and decorative knotwork that you would find on a boat, this comprehensive bible of knots will help those who go to sea master every knot they will need. Over 200 knots are scored for strength, reliability, ease of tying (and untying) and usefulness. Step by step photographs show how to tie each knot, and demonstrate how they can be used, such as in the rigging or for tying boats up. Interesting knot know-how sections give extra information about the knot's history, plus helpful tips and techniques, including choosing the right rope for the right task and using the right knot. With a beautiful modern design, and highly illustrated with full colour photographs and instructive diagrams throughout, The Knot Bible remains accessible to all sailors of all levels of experience whilst still being the king of knot books.

The Knot Complete Guide to Weddings

Author : Carley Roney
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From the #1 wedding website, this completely revised and updated edition of the classic wedding planning bible answers all of your questions, with all the latest information and tools a bride could want. Overwhelmed by the countless questions and details your wedding entails? Don't despair! The Knot Complete Guide to Weddings takes you step-by-step from your engagement to the big day, from the reception to the honeymoon. Inside you'll find checklists, worksheets, insider advice, and in-depth sections on: • How to personalize your wedding • Updated wedding etiquette • Creating a realistic budget • Sneaky cost-cutting tips • Dress shopping advice • Tips for working with florists, caterers, officiants, and others • Invitation wording • Vows and ceremony details • Unique Wedding customs Plus, all new sections on: Planning Online and Destination Weddings, and a color-coded section with over 100 vibrant photographs.

The Knot Book of Wedding Lists

Author : Carley Roney
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For the first time wedding resource brand The Knot's famous timelines, tools, and checklists have been compiled in one easy-to-carry book that will travel with you from florist to baker and everywhere in between. The Knot Book of Wedding Lists distills all the great information from The Knot and crafts it into useful, organized lists that will eliminate the stress and make planning a wedding as simple as checking off boxes. Whether you’re planning for twenty or two hundred, a wedding on the beach or in a balloon, this compact guide covers all your planning details for the big day in an easy, organized format, including: • Planning timelines • Contract checklists • Vendor to-do lists • New wedding ideas • Questions to ask the site manager, photographer, florist, and others • Bridesmaid duties • Details about your ceremony • Shopping lists • Wedding-day to-do lists • Reception schedules and much, much more. With the most essential to-do lists in one easily accessible and portable spot, The Knot Book of Wedding Lists is the ultimate organizing tool you’ll turn to at every step of the wedding-planning process—right up to your walk down the aisle.

The Knot Book

Author : Geoffrey Budworth
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Learn how to apply the right knot in any situation - secure and strong enough for the job. Such skill can be essential to the safety and enjoyment of leisure pursuits, such as climbing, sailing and fishing. In rescue, life can depend on it. Here Geoffrey Budworth has selected over 100 of the best knots from his lifetime's experience of knots.

The Knot Outdoor Weddings

Author : Carley Roney
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50 real outdoor weddings reveal the keys to making the most of your setting’s natural beauty, while infusing it with special, meaningful touches that are all your own. The romance of an outdoor wedding is undeniable. In any outdoor setting—beach or backyard, vineyard or mountaintop—the couple has unlimited opportunity to personalize their day and create unforgettable ambience. The weddings featured in The Knot Outdoor Weddings were inspired by twinkling lights and cityscapes, fresh herbs and countryside farmers’ markets, shells and the sea, mountain peaks and endless vistas. . . . The Knot Outdoor Weddings also includes location-specific planning advice for the details of your event, such as attire, color palettes, stationery, menu, and favors, as well as considerations for perfecting your plan B and keeping guests comfortable in any weather.

Handbook of Knot Theory

Author : William Menasco
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This book is a survey of current topics in the mathematical theory of knots. For a mathematician, a knot is a closed loop in 3-dimensional space: imagine knotting an extension cord and then closing it up by inserting its plug into its outlet. Knot theory is of central importance in pure and applied mathematics, as it stands at a crossroads of topology, combinatorics, algebra, mathematical physics and biochemistry. * Survey of mathematical knot theory * Articles by leading world authorities * Clear exposition, not over-technical * Accessible to readers with undergraduate background in mathematics

Des Pawson s Knot Craft

Author : Des Pawson
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This treasure trove of Des Pawson's personal ropecraft recipes contains projects ranging from bellropes, key fobs and fenders to mats, doorstops, knife lanyards and belts. The second edition has been expanded to include more of Des's enticing ropework projects. Along with fascinating tit bits of nautical history as background to the many projects, and guidance as to how they can be the starting point for many other items, Des gives step-by-step instructions on how to put these knots together to form the finished article, and provides advice on the size and lengths of the materials required - just as you would expect from a recipe book. With this book to hand, readers will have the confidence to start making desirable objects with knots because, as Des says, this is the book that makes all other knot books work! 'You'll certainly never look at a frayed off-cut of rope in quite the same way again.' Classic Boat 'A must' Waterways World 'A gem of a book' Canal Boat and Inland Waterways