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Mastering Monkey Fists

Mastering Monkey Fists

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Feb 8th 2019

Monkey fists may seem like an unachievable knot to the beginner crafter, but with a little bit of practice and the right tools, they can be a relatively quick to mak … read more
Frequently Asked Questions about Paracord

Frequently Asked Questions about Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 14th 2018

Why Is Paracord Called 550 Cord? If you see a number before paracord, it denotes the amount of weight that cord can hold before failing. 550 cord is paracord that can … read more
9 Ways to Finish a Paracord Bracelet

9 Ways to Finish a Paracord Bracelet

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 4th 2018

1. Slide Release Buckle (metal and plastic) This is perhaps the easiest and most common way to finish a paracord bracelet. Slide buckles are relatively easy to put on wit … read more
How Much Paracord Do I Need?

How Much Paracord Do I Need?

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Aug 30th 2018

Don't you hate it when you find a paracord tutorial that doesn't tell you how much cord you need? Me too. Here are a couple of basic tips to follow when planning out you … read more
5 Ways to Store & Organize Your Paracord

5 Ways to Store & Organize Your Paracord

Posted by Brita on Nov 2nd 2017

Have you ever looked for your favorite paracord color only to find it in a large & tangled knot? Who has the time (or patience) to clean up this mess? Paracord is supposed to be fun and rela … read more
5 Places to Find Paracord Project Inspiration

5 Places to Find Paracord Project Inspiration

Posted by Brita on Sep 29th 2017

As the weather begins to cool down and we start to spend more time inside, many of us turn to crafting with paracord to keep ourselves busy. I know that sometimes when I craft with paracord, I hit … read more
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