Tripod lashing

Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
 
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
1. Start by tying a clove hitch around one of the poles.
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
2. Weave the rope between the poles.
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
3. Continue weaving until there are about five or six turns around the poles.
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
4. Pass the rope between the poles.
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
5. Make two frapping turns between the poles.
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
6. Make two frapping turns between the other two poles.
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions
7. Finish the lashing with a clove hitch.
Tripod lashing step by step how to tie instructions

Description

The tripod lashing is a shear lashing that binds three poles together at the same point.

Use

The most common use of this lashing is to join three spars together to form a tripod.
The tripod lashing can be used just about anywhere in a structure that three poles cross
each other at the same point and the same time in the sequence of construction.

Other names

Tripod lashing, Gyn lashing, Figure of eight lashing, Three-spar shear lashing

Tying

1. Start by tying a clove hitch around one of the poles.
2. Weave the rope between the poles.
3. Continue weaving until there are about five or six turns around the poles.
4. Pass the rope between the poles.
5. Make two frapping turns between the poles.
6. Make two frapping turns between the other two poles.
7. Finish the lashing with a clove hitch.

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