You can watch the Samson Master Splicers at work while following along and creating the same splices. Samson's Splicing DVD's focuses on how to create the most popular splices. The videos take you through the step by step process behind splicing while also providing drawn diagrams, visual demonstrations and calculated dimensions. Some Splices covered in the videos include:
Eight x Three-Strand Splice
Class 1 Double Braid
Class 2 Double Braid
Lock Stitch & Whipping Procedures, Class 1
These videos are available in a two-DVD set.
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If you've been frustrated by the hazy directions in books and pamphlets for making eye splices, here's the antidote. Master rigger Brion Toss of Brion Toss Yacht Riggers, Port Townsend, Washington, demonstrates easy-to-follow procedures for making the following splices:
Sailors' Knots and Splices is an informative how-to video program covering the basic knots and splices every sailor should know. It's a video for all seasons, a teaching or reviewing tool for both armchair and avid sailors. Presented in a relaxed and informative context, the knots and splices are shown in close-up detail from the viewer's perspective, you can follow the steps with ease - including the more complex knots. Some of the knots covered: