Re: Wooden rope stropped blocks
Originally Posted by SeaB
I have a copy of the book. My favorite book on the subject actually. I have used it to teach alot of seamanship, knotwork, splicing etc. His drawings are very clear and the text just adds to it. I like Smith's writing. The book is where I've been looking for the blocks. I was just hoping there would be others who had some dimensions. I'd like to do a couple each, single, double and treble sheaved blocks. His diagram is for a single with some discussion about increasing the number of sheaves.
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