Needle for rope/cordage

Needle for rope/cordage

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Description

This is a threaded needle for ropework/knotting. There are needles of this kind to buy for paracord, they are really affordable. However for cordage with a diameter of more than 4 mm i haven't found any. I've made a wide variety of metal ones using a lathe. Not everybody has a lathe and a metal one can be made entirely without a lathe, but this is way easier.

This needle will do cords/ropes between 4 and 8 mm. It has a threaded (M6) hole for attaching the rope. One of the models is printed with a 5 mm hole to be threaded after printing with a thread cutting tap. The other model prints the thread in place. Choose the one most apropriate for you. It works well and is quite sturdy.

Materials and methods

freecad > slic3r 0.2 mm, 20%, supports: no > PLA Prusa i3 MK2

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Mini avatarfunkysod published this design ago