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Round lashing
Category lashing
Efficiency 100%
Related sheer lashing
Releasing begin by undoing a clove hitch. Next unwrap the rope. Finally, undo the other clove hitch.
Typical use Tying two spars at a straight angle where the spars are clean and of equal diameter; if not you should use a sheer lashing or when security of the lashing is vital.
Caveat A lashing stick should be used in all lashing projects where personal safety is a concern.


The round lashing is a type of lashing.

Materials: Two spars, 15 - 20 feet of rope.
Comments: Vital to the efficiency of this lashing is the tightness of the lashing itself. Use of a lashing stick is advised.
Tying: To tie a round Lashing begin with a clove hitch around both poles, about six inches from the end of one pole. Then, wrap the free end of the rope around both poles parallel, and below, the clove hitch about seven or eight times. End this portion with a clove hitch. Then repeat the process about six inches from the other end of the spar.