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  1. A timber hitch is tied on the far end of the load to bind it securely and a half hitch made at the forward end to serve as a guide for the rope. (Web site)
  2. A timber hitch is used to move timber to a campsite or campfire.
  3. Timber hitch (Naut.), a kind of hitch used for temporarily marking fast a rope to a spar.
  4. A Timber Hitch is used to fix a rope to a pole or equivalent for hoisting or towing purposes. (Web site)
  5. The timber hitch is a knot used to attach a single length of rope to a piece of wood.

Heavy Timber

  1. TIMBER HITCH AND HALF HITCH A timber hitch and half hitch are combined to hold heavy timber or poles when they are being lifted or dragged (see Figure 2-25).

Timber Hitch Diagonally

  1. Tie a timber hitch diagonally around both poles. (Web site)


  1. The timber hitch is good for when the pull on the rope will be parallel to the log or where the angle of pull will vary.


  1. The timber hitch is very useful for dragging logs back to the camp fire, or clearing forest. (Web site)
  2. This is simply a Timber Hitch with a Half Hitch added, and it is useful for dragging long or heavy objects.


  1. Start the wrapping turns on the opposite diagonal to the timber hitch, by pulling the rope tight so that the poles contact each other. (Web site)
  2. Start with a timber hitch (1 and see Killick Hitch). (Web site)


  1. This knot, also known as the kelleg hitch is an alteration of the timber hitch. (Web site)


  1. Timber Hitch - used to attach a rope to a log, and thus drag it where it needs to be.


  1. You then take up a little on the string by twisting it a few times or taking in on the timber hitch. (Web site)


  1. A timber hitch can be used to tie rope to a log in order to move the log to or from a campsite or campfire.


  1. Start by tying a timber hitch around both poles and pulling it snug. (Web site)
  2. Begin with a timber hitch around the juncture of the two poles.
  3. Diagonal lashing steps (see image at right); #Begin with a timber hitch around the juncture of the two poles. (Web site)


  1. Timber Hitch - One of the simplest yet most effective of hitches. (Web site)

Half Hitch

  1. The bowline, clovehitch, sheetbend, tautline, timber hitch, square knot and two half hitch are covered.
  2. Tying knots and making bowline hitches, clovehitch, timber hitch, scaffold hitch, barrel hitch, becket hitch, half hitch and rolling hitch.
  3. The Icicle Hitch is an excellent knot that will grip a frictionless surface in situations where a rolling hitch, timber hitch and half hitch won't.

Large Stone

  1. This knot is basically a Timber Hitch with a Half Hitch added, usually around a large stone or chunk of rock.


  1. Timber hitch: Useful as an anchor knot or securing the bowstrings non-loop end to the bow.


  1. A bowstring is usually affixed to the bottom of the bow, in the lower nock or notch, with a timber hitch. (Web site)

Clove Hitch

  1. My fourth hypothesis was that the timber hitch would be stronger than the clove hitch.
  2. Start with a timber hitch and ends with a clove hitch.

Tautline Hitch

  1. Boy Scouts Troop 700 Covers the square knot, clove hitch, bowline, half hitches, timber hitch, sheet bend, and tautline hitch.


  1. The string may be secured to the bow by a knot at each end, usually a timber hitch, also known as the bowyer's knot.
  2. NOTE: For clarity, the Timber Hitch in the picture only shows the end of the rope making a single turn around the main part of the rope.


  1. Tie a Timber Hitch and take the rope down along the log.
  2. There is, for instance, no difference in principle between the Fisherman's Bend How to tie a seizing and the Timber Hitch.
  3. The first pair each tie a timber hitch about a metre from opposite ends of a short spar (min.


  1. Essential Scout Skills Knots and Lashings Covers common scouting knots including the Harvester hitch, Timber hitch, Thumb knot, and Rolling hitch.

Killick Hitch

  1. Killick Hitch or Kelleg Hitch - This is a Timber Hitch with a Half Hitch added, usually round a large stone or chunk of rock.
  2. The Killick hitch is a variant of the timber hitch used to hoist rocks and other objects with irregular shapes.
  3. Timber Hitch with KillickAlso known as: Bowyer's hitch with Killick, Lumberman's hitch with Killick and Countryman's hitch with Killick Hitch.


  1. Tips & Warnings To move the log more easily tie a Killick Hitch to the right of the Timber Hitch. (Web site)
  2. Timber Hitch with Killick The Killick is used to hold the working end of the line along the log or pole that is to be dragged.
  3. A half hitch can be used together with a timber hitch to drag a log or other large object.


  1. The timber hitch itself consists simply of a half hitch taken with a rather long end, which is used up by twisting it back around its own part of the hitch.


  1. A knot or noose in a rope which can be readily undone; -- intended for a temporary fastening; as, a half hitch; a clove hitch; a timber hitch, etc.
  2. Strength will be improved if the first turn is 90° to the timber hitch and if care is taken to lay the rope turns parallel with no crossings.
  3. Timber Hitch The Timber hitch is, as the name implies, designed for hauling timber at the end of a length of rope.


  1. It can only be tied around a spar or pole, for instance, once a securing knot like the timber hitch or the constrictor knot has been tied.
  2. Then, tie a clove hitch or timber hitch on one spar on either side.


  1. Start by tying a timber hitch across spars.


  1. Types of knots include: anchor, sheet bend, timber hitch, bowknot, clove hitch, carrick bend, half crown, diamond hitch, figure-of-eight.
  2. When you need to drag a log, the timber hitch is an expedient choice in knots.


  1. A timber hitch knot is best known by outdoorsmen for its ability to hold timber, or logs, firmly while dragging.
  2. Learn how to tie a timber hitch knot in this free knot tying instruction video.
  3. The Timber Hitch Knot with the added half hitch keeps the object from swinging around when pulled. (Web site)

Timber Hitch

  1. You then start do a timber hitch Timber hitch The timber hitch is a knot used to attach a single length of rope to a piece of wood. (Web site)
  2. The timber hitch connects the end of the rope to one end of the log, and the half hitch binds the standing part of the rope to the opposite end.
  3. Timber Hitch Make a turn around a spar, around the standing part, and then several around its own part.


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