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Knotter (Baden Powell Service Association Troop)

  • 1

    Must be able to tie a square knot, sheet bend, clove hitch and bowline, as required by First Star and Second Star; and explain their uses.

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  • 2

    Be able to also tie the following knots and explain their uses:

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    • a

      Sheep Shank

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    • b

      Two Half-hitches

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    • c

      Taut Line

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  • 3

    Understand how to do a round lashing and use it to make a tripod for use in camp.

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  • 4

    Know how to whip the end of a frayed rope.

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  • 5

    Help someone else—another Timberwolf, friend, or parent—learn any one of the knots required for First or Second Star.

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