Paracord Planet Blog

Craft. Create. Customize

Craft. Create. Customize

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 16th 2019

Since it's beginning, Paracord Planet's slogan has been "Craft. Create. Customize." Why did we choose that catchphrase as part of our moniker? We see paracord as one of … read more
Paracord Planet Photo of the Month

Paracord Planet Photo of the Month

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 9th 2019

Many of you travel to interesting places. In fact, some of you LIVE in locations that are pretty darn beautiful! Wherever you live, work, play, or volunteer, we want to … read more
Grog's Animated Knots

Grog's Animated Knots

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 1st 2019

If you're an experienced paracord crafter, you've probably heard of the Animated Knots by Grog website. For those of you that don't know, animatedknots.com is the most popula … read more
Can Paracord be Fashionable?

Can Paracord be Fashionable?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jul 25th 2019

In a recent post about the Meaning of Paracord Bracelets, we talked about how paracord has usually represented the toughness of the American military—to the point that s … read more
History and Meaning of the Paracord Bracelet

History and Meaning of the Paracord Bracelet

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jul 18th 2019

While paracord bracelets started as a military trend, they have since exploded in popularity and diversity. Many now wonder, "What did the paracord bracelet originally m … read more
Which Fid?

Which Fid?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jul 11th 2019

What Is a Fid? When I first started crafting with paracord, I had no idea what a paracord fid was. For those of you who find yourself in the same boat as I was, the c … read more
Why Are There So Many Paracord Sizes?

Why Are There So Many Paracord Sizes?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jul 3rd 2019

In case you didn't know, there's more to paracord than just 550 cord. We currently sell over 15 varieties of paracord, all with different diameters, strengths, and primary … read more
Down and Dirty Paracord Fixes

Down and Dirty Paracord Fixes

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jun 27th 2019

Paracord can be made into many beautiful things. Complex bracelet weaves, horse halters, figurines, and even home decorations, but that doesn't mean every paracord creat … read more
Why You Suck at Making Paracord Bracelets

Why You Suck at Making Paracord Bracelets

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jun 13th 2019

Today's blog is the opposite of a pep talk. Today we're talking about why your paracord bracelets are. . . less than perfect. But the goal is not to bring you d … read more
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