Here’s a clear, easy to follow description of rope making using the spinning method in the form of a PDF file made by Troop 228.
Surprisingly high-quality rope in a variety of sizes can be quickly and easily made with these simple tools and materials. These tools are not difficult to make nor are the materials expensive or hard to find. Building this style of rope maker and completing one six-foot piece of rope, with whippings, will satisfy Requirement Five of the Pioneering Merit Badge.
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