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2 Marking Out

The secret of a good twist, whether 'rope' or 'barley' is in the setting out.

In this lesson I'll go through the essential method for getting a good looking turn of spiral (or helix) around the cylinder. Once you have grasped how it works, you can readily apply it elsewhere. Be as accurate as you can!


| 20 October 2015 11:33

Thank you for an excellent demonstration of how to set out the twists! It all makes sense and showing how the flat surface relates to the cylindrical surface means that I will do some experimenting on sheets of paper, make them into tubes and get a feel for what pitch I want and thickness of the rope strands.

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