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    Michelle the Camper's Avatar
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    Ooohhh...loop turner looks perfect!! Available at most fabric stores?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michelle the Camper View Post
    I am struggling with amsteel splices! I like this diagram, tho
    http://www.samsonrope.com/site_files...ing_Splice.pdf
    Try this diagram http://www.backwoodsdaydreamer.com/d...ock-suspension Also, Ive had really good luck using a piece of bent wire for a fid,(I use a piece of aluminum electric fence wire, just because I have lots of it on hand) and if you slightly fray the ends of the amsteel, you can hook the frayed end on the wire and pull it thru (its really easy once you get it down!) I had trouble with my whoopies when I started making them last year, but now its second nature---really easy to do!
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