Boy Scout Archives: First Class Requirement 7 – Knowledge of Knots and Lashings and Make a Camp Gadget

First Class Scout Badge

  • Discuss when you should and should not use lashings. Then demonstrate tying the timber hitch and clove hitch and their use in square, shear, and diagonal lashings by joining two or more poles or staves together.
  • Use lashing to make a useful camp gadget.

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