Jack Cross,
BM2 USN (ret)
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Last updated  04-08-2017
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You'll see a deal of Jack's work on other pages (some is duplicated here) but he's sent me enough to warrant a separate page for
this and for future work.  I'm afraid I re-created a monster:  Jack had not done any knotting for quite a while until he ran across my
site and sent me some pictures of some old lanyards... looking at things got the juices flowing again and I hope that we see a lot
more of his very nice work in the future!
A piece of 12-line
squareknot work done as
an experiment... looks
pretty good!
Piece of Spanish Coxcomb with 3x4
tripled turkshead finials
Two Bosun's Lanyards
he recently made
Detail of the braid on the
white lanyard
17-strand "flat" braid
Three knotboards that Jack made up:
For a reunion dance                                                          another reunion board                                         an earlier reunion board
Two Bosun's lanyards made of Belfast
(Dreadnaught) cord back in the '50's when Jack
was still a handsome young sailor. (Now, of
course, he's a handsome older sailor...)
Detail of the "flat" 17 strand sennit and
the 9x8 square turkshead at the
breastplate... THAT took some time!
Top is a detail of the 17-strand
"flat" sennit, bottom is a
"french" sennit
Another (and larger) knotboard with a
pic of the USS Manuel,
Jack's destroyer.
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A nice little article about Jack and his Purple
Martin houses...