Marking a paracord lanyard

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Re: Marking a paracord lanyard

Post by chetr1200c » Sun Feb 06, 2011 1:12 am

that first knife you see in the tutorial is a normark big swede. i dont see that knife too often..i have had one of those in my fishing tackle box for nearly 40 yrs like new still,, but doesnt look new, alas,,,, great lanyards and also love those custom sheaths,,,,,,,chet

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Re: Marking a paracord lanyard

Post by OldGoat » Sat Mar 12, 2011 10:19 pm


I was wanting to make several lanyards for my knives so I read up on your excellent tutorial as to "how to" because I couldn't remember braiding from the old Cub Scout days. However, I did happen to recall that way back then I made some fishing lures for my grandfather.

I knew that he painted his lures to make them more visible in the murky water of Striker Lake so I thought I was "on track" with my designs. Papa actually used them, simply because I made them, but I cannot recall if he was successful in getting any bass with them.

At any rate, I dug them out in order to post a picture of them for your (and others) amusement.

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Re: Marking a paracord lanyard

Post by orvet » Sun Mar 13, 2011 6:23 am

As a bass fisherman I must say, those look to have some possibilities! ::tu::
The top two designs especially. Though I have had a lot of luck with yellow/purple combination in the past.
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Re: Marking a paracord lanyard

Post by Chief RID » Fri Jul 05, 2013 2:30 am


I have made 3 very nice knife lanyards, per you instructions. Thanks.

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Re: Marking a paracord lanyard

Post by eveled » Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:32 am

Awesome tutorial! With great pictures. To take it to the next level:

When you reach the end, tuck each end of the cord back into the knot and come out of the middle. Work your way around to the right with all four ends. It makes a Turks head and makes the ends hang straight instead of out the sides.

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Re: Marking a paracord lanyard

Post by kootenay joe » Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:28 am

Thanks for adding this last bit.

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