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Plant Fibers for Cordage Sustainable Living Project

Plant Fibers for Cordage Sustainable Living Project


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How to make cordage from different plant fibers. I

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Make Rope Out of Dead Plants -- With No Tools

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This is an article on cordage making from natural fibers. We also sell dogbane stalks for making cordage or string from natural fibers.

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making rope from plants

Common Types of Fiber Plants: Cotton, Kapok, Flax, Hemp, Ramie, Agave, Bamboo



Making fibers and dyes from plants in your garden

Different technologies being developed using plant fibers and fiber plants

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Ravenox Natural Twisted Cotton Rope | (Aqua)(1/2 Inch x 10

Stillness Crafts 3mm Macrame Cord - Best for Plant Hanger Wall Hanging Craft Making Macrame Supplies

Fiber extracted from Musa Plant

9.4 Dry Climbing Rope

Twisted Sisal Rope (1/4 inch) - SGT KNOTS - All Natural Fibers

Amazon.com: Egyptian Cotton Fiber for Spinning Blending Dyeing. Soft White Vegan Combed Top: Arts, Crafts & Sewing

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Using a bone awl for making a basket with rushes.

Making Cordage From Plant Fibre.

Banana trees are plentiful in Uganda's Kasese district, an area where

The yucca plant is great for making rope

Segregation of coir fibre

Classification of natural fibers

Macrame Plant Hanger Macrame Plant Holder by amyzwikelstudio Macrame Plant Holder, Macrame Plant Hangers,

Fiber sources[edit]

Primitive Technology: Woven bark fiber

(Foto 7a and b) The two sided polish seen on these tools. One side displays a roughly textured and heavily striated polish, the other side a much smoother ...

The wear traces that developed on this bone awl (original magnification 200x). Such awls are frequently encountered in archaeological context, ...

... have used to make cordage: stinging nettle, velvet, leaf, dogsbane, milkweed, fireweed, hemp, and evening primrose. But there are many other plants that ...

For information on making cordage with natural fibers see Paleotechnics' cordage bulletin (hopefully to be published soon).

The Inconsequential Blogger: Processing, spinning and knitting milkweed fiber Milkweed Plant, Plant Fibres

Three-strand twisted natural fiber rope

Group effort making big grass rope.

4) The energy pent up in the fibers wants to unravel, but if you hold the strands tight and remove your left hand, pulling your finger out, then that end, ...

making rope from jute

1) Start with a bundle of fibers roughly the thickness that you want your finished product. Tie these together at one end with a simple overhand knot.

2) Hold it securely with your left hand and use your right hand to twist the fibers. Twist the fibers of one strand.

Areca sheath rope


Macrame cord 4mm tropical green cotton cord cotton rope | Etsy Cotton String, Cotton Rope

In a previous post I showed you how to obtain tendons from a deer leg. Today I'll show you how to process one so as to make sewing thread and sinew cordage.

creating a kink in the fibers

Depending the weather, the fiber ...

Depending the weather, the fiber ...

These two plants are the yucca and agave. On one of the outings I conducted, we focused exclusively upon making as many products as possible from the yucca ...


Exfoliating mitt... for potato skin or my skin :) " This quick

Pounded tendon; sewing thread; sinew cordage



You can DIY this macrame lamp cord in no time.

Place the end of the tendon on the piece of wood and pound it with the rock until the fibers separate. Keep pounding down the whole length ...

Craft Book: # OPUS 2 Fiber Form Fantasy 2 - Rare Macrame Patterns

Next, line up the whole rope-making crew shoulder to shoulder in two lines facing each other beside the grass. Put a capable or experienced person at the ...

This makes very weak cordage. To correct this problem, simply move some fibers from one strand to the other to even out the sizes, and keep cording.

Take T1 between the thumb and forefinger of your other hand and twist it away from you so that your forefinger moves below your thumb toward you.

... comes from the leaves of a banana species (Musa textilis) which is native to the Philippines. The leaf fibers make some of the finest natural ropes in ...


Jute rope

Buffing makes the fibers more flexible so they twist together into rope easier.

Abaca fiber drying. Photo: Experience Catanduanes. Sustainability ...

Start with two small bundles of fibers, depending on how thick you want your cordage to be. You can tie both ends together with a knot or just hold both ...

Different sort of fibers obtained from plants

Fiber formation from cellulose chains and structure of cellulose

Stem and leaf fiber plants: A: Indian Hemp (Cannabis sativa), a stem fiber plant; B. Bowstring Hemp (Sansevieria trifasciata); C. Giant Yucca (Yucca ...

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It's such an exciting plant that I made a thread all about New Zealand Flax

Various forms in which coir fibre can appear


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7) ...and make the cordage as long as you want.

Abaca fiber made from the banana plant is used for making fashion garments

Grass rope in the making.

anatomy of a banana plant

Depending the weather, the fiber will dry two or for days in the sun. Proper drying is important as fiber quality depends largely on moisture content.

mature stinging nettle plant

Harvest & Process Natural Materials for Baskets, Rope, Drums, Bows, Arrows & More

Hemp growing at Eden

Macrame Plant Hangers, Macrame Plant Holder, Green Craft, Blumen Ampel, Plant Holders

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Braided rope