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Offline asemery

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simple monkey fist jig
« on: July 23, 2018, 05:42:47 PM »
Simple monkey fist jig
Wrapping the cord your fingers is an easy way to make a monkey fist.    The drawback is that there is a lot of excess cordage that slows the tightening process
I prefer to use a simple bit of coat hanger wire bent to accommodate the core you are using




Here is how I use the jig
monkey fist jig

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Re: simple monkey fist jig
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2018, 06:59:04 PM »
Good idea!   :thumbsup:
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Re: simple monkey fist jig
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2018, 08:33:53 PM »
That's not just a good idea.....it's a GREAT idea!  :thumbsup:    I'm going to give that a try right away.
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