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Dead Eye Cutter Knot

A bend is made in the stay or shroud round its own part and hove together with a ear and strand; two or three seizings diminishing in size (one round and one or two either round or flat) are hove on taut and snug, the end being at the side of the fellow part. The dead eye is put in and the eye driven down with b.

Dead Eye Cutter Knot tying illustration