Marlinspike Tips & Projects

Starting in 2004, Ted Walsh, owner of #247 Black Star, has written a series of illustrated articles for the Sloop Society newsletter.
Here is the complete set:

The Humble Deadeye Fid
The Netting Needle
Topping Lifts
A Winter Project: A Fog Horn
Coming Aboard
Stopper Knots
Leathering for Rigging
The Make-and-Bend Bag
Junk & Rope Mats
Turk's Head Jib
Hollow Fids
Toggles & Rope Beckets
Color Coding Three-Strand Line
Round Thimbles & Lizards
French Spiral Hitching
Knife Lanyards
Wire Pulling Grips
Mast Hoops & Seizings