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    Default Bell Lanyards

    Ive put up a bell at the front of the house but its in need of an authentic lanyard...
    Im sure one of the forumites makes and sells bell lanyards but I cannot recall who this is?

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    Default Re: Bell Lanyards

    Vince at Frayed Knot (LINK)



    ETA: It's a long way to Queensland---
    I don't wish to take anything away from Vince, but you can learn to make your own from Hervey Garrett Smith....,



    by Hervey Garrett Smith
    131 pp., softcover
    First published in 1956, you'll learn about seamanship, lots of knots, even catboat weathervanes. Classic book.
    Table of Contents include:
    Making Rope Behave
    Anyone Can Splice
    Whippings
    The Running Turk's Head
    A Simple Rope Mat
    Grafting, Pointing and Hitching
    The Rigger's Little Helper
    Rope Fenders
    The_Marlinspike_Sailor (LINK)


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    Hope the voyage is a long one.
    May there be many a summer morning when,
    with what pleasure, what joy,
    you come into harbors seen for the first time...

    Ithaka, by Cavafy
    (Keeley - Sherrard translation)

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    Default Re: Bell Lanyards

    It's a rope.

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    Default Re: Bell Lanyards

    Quote Originally Posted by Bernadette View Post
    Ive put up a bell at the front of the house but its in need of an authentic lanyard...
    Im sure one of the forumites makes and sells bell lanyards but I cannot recall who this is?
    Then again, you can make your own.
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    Default Re: Bell Lanyards

    Quote Originally Posted by wizbang 13 View Post
    It's a rope.

    ....right, my mistake!

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    Default Re: Bell Lanyards

    Vince, you have inspired me! Some Tuesday next week I gotta make up a proper bell rope for "Bright Star"! Nice fancy work!
    Jay

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