Sunday, April 01, 2018

A Herringbone Knot Lanyard Bead

This project shows an EDC camp/scout knife with paracord lanyard, and wood bead covered with  a leather lace 10 lead 8 bight 2 pass herringbone knot (Turk's head knot variation), shown in Tom Hall's book, 'Introduction to Turk's-Head Knots'.

Items in the second photo:
  1. Paracord Spool Tool
  2. 3/32" Goatskin Lace 
  3. Perma Lok Lacing Needle
  4. 12mm Wood Beads
  5. Clay Stylus improvised marlinspike
  6. Sharpie Marker as a mandrel
  7. Paracord
  8. 'Introduction to Turk's-Head Knots'
If you don't feel the tucked ends of the leather are secure enough when you've finished tightening the knot and trimmed/tucked them, a bit of strategically applied krazy/super glue can help.

And I personally prefer a Z-Plus torch butane fuel lighter insert in a Zippo body to the basic Bic lighter for melting paracord/synthetic cord ends to prevent fraying.

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Happy Easter/April Fool's Day, if you celebrate the occasions, otherwise I just hope you have a, "Happy Sunday!". :)

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