An Introduction to Rope: Construction and Materials

Ran across this on the artofmanliness website – maybe it will help you in selecting the right rope for a given task . . . just saying . . .

Without rope, humans wouldn’t have been able to sail across the globe, climb the tallest mountains, or build epic monuments and skyscrapers. 

It wouldn’t be too far fetched to say that rope made civilization possible. 

Yet despite the profound impact rope has had on humanity, and the use you’ve likely gotten out of it personally in the mundanities of your own life, you probably know very little about these mighty functional cords. What’s rope made of? How’s it made? When would I want to use one kind of rope over another?

Below we rope the answers to these questions.

Click above and head over to be sure the rope you are using is adequate for the task . . .

Have Fun! – Run the Gun! – and remember – Fish Heads are Cheap!!

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