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aha there is a wise sailor.....having a handy skill can get one invited aboard...i may have to try that! do you still sail out of nanaimo area?? i am out that way occasionally as my brother is in the area
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This old rode made a nice gift with a story behind it.



Since many old ropes will smell a bit, even after washing, a spray or soak with a weak borax/baking soda/washing soda solution will kill mildew even bleach will miss.

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Made a mat for my girlfriend's parents for Christmas.. I ended up tightening it up before I gave it to them, this picture was taken after I made it at work.

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Been looking for some type of mat for the companionway on our boat. I may have to try this out! Lovely!

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Great article on making the rope mats. These traditional skills are great to learn and pass along!
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