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Dirk Lingen's Tree Climber's Knotbook now available

Richard Tregoweth - Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Along with the Tree Climber's Companion, Dirk Lingens Tree Climber's Knotbook is one of the most sought after book titles available to tree workers.

Knots were once an integral part of everyday work life but our modern lifestyle has restricted their application to mainly recreational pursuits. Tree workers are one of the last professions still reliant on the use of knots in their daily job and they have brought the craft of knot tying back to life, particularly the use of friction hitches.

German arborist, Dirk Lingens, has spent a considerable portion of his life researching the knots used in arboriculture today. The resulting book, Tree Climber's Knotbook is an essential collection of knots for anyone interested in knot tying. Its easy to read and the illustrations are simple to follow - well worth the investment.

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