Using ropes and knots in a steel construction environment.

Updated list of knots and splices I use in steel construction. Having moved a lot further forward in experience.

Testing ropes, knots and splices using a tensile testing machine.

Update - tensile test load-extension plots results for the ropes and knots tests.

Why my interest in rope techniques and investigating their properties - events while working in construction industry late 2008

Rigging a "blondin" aerial ropeway (in North America is "Tyler System Suspension"?) - a new direction in developing rigging skills

Rigging a gin-pole - another development in this new direction

Steel wire-rope - first try - an aerial cable.

Knife for ropework - finding one suitable