|The Marlin Spikes||
The following Art work was produced in 2010. Marlinspike Seamanship, Macramé, Decorative knotting, what do all these have in common? It is simply KNOTS.
Green 16 Inch Bottle
The green 16 inch bottle was covered using traditional square knots. One small Turks Heads adorns the neck of the bottle. This bottle was covered with hemp cording.
Three Christmas bottles, two angels and one cross. These were made and donated to Pastor Randall at Goshen, Arkansas First Baptist Church. These works show the decorative knotting work produced by sailors. These bottles are covered with over 785 feet of Small Cotton line and took over 37 hours to make.
Small Crown Bottle
The Crown Bottle was covered with traditional square knots and a French Spiral pattern adorns the neck of the bottle. This bottle was covered with small cotton line.
12 Inch Bell Rope
The Knotted Bell Rope was knotted using grafting methods as well as round knotting with a globe knot at the end of the handle. The Bell Rope was made from Cotton Line.