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Two Knotty Boys Showing You the Ropes: A Step-by-Step, Illustrated Guide for Tying Sensual and Decorative Rope Bondage

4.16  ·  Rating details ·  561 ratings  ·  21 reviews
When Two Knotty Boys, Dan and J. D., began teaching rope bondage together in 1999, they discovered that most people learn best when they're shown — close up, step by step, and repeatedly — how to tie basic knots and combine them into bondage techniques. It is this learning process that they duplicate in this book. With the help of world-renowned photographer Larry Utley, t ...more
Paperback, 79 pages
Published November 20th 2006 by Green Candy Press
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Joe Barret
Feb 22, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: bdsm
A good reference for learning rope, expected a little more
Dec 26, 2012 rated it really liked it
Step-by-step is right. In color photos with clear description and suggested uses of knots. Covers basic knots, how to tie up specific body parts, how to do harnesses, how to knot stuff to other stuff-- kind of something for everyone. Maybe some people have the idea that rope bondage is something to do with learning to rig someone up in an entire piece start-to-finish, but it's more about learning basics and building on that, like any skill. This book opens with about ten different knots that ser ...more
Sep 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Great and easy to follow book for anyone who wants to get started in rope art.
Lots of illustrations and a very simple no nonsense aproach to this rather complex subject.
Several basic knots with alternatives to make things look better.
And ofcourse how to use the knots in decorative, dominant and sexual bondage.
There is a part on safety and how to care and maintain for various types of rope.
Autumn Darling
Jan 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Someone once told me they avoided this book because they were worried it was about two gay men tying each other up. The half naked girl on the cover (who happens to be bound) should have been his first clue that his prediction was dead wrong.

This is a straight forward "how-to" book on the art of rope bondage. Filled with practical knots, advice and tricks on how to bind your lover without cutting off circulation or causing rope burns.
May 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely necessary to peruse before any attempt to tie your partner.
Jul 14, 2011 marked it as to-read
Shelves: i-own
I've lost track of how many people have been asking me to do rope
work on them, so I cracked and have started practicing.
Chris Anderson
Not bad but,

it's ok ,not what I was looking for, good for beginners. would recommend other books for a novice. good illustrations

Sep 27, 2009 rated it really liked it
rope, knots...what-nots
May 03, 2011 rated it it was amazing
My only complaint about this book is that it wasn't long enough! Plenty of awesome pictures to detail every step and a great sense of humour. I would love to see these guys present in person.
Landra Graf
Jan 17, 2015 rated it liked it
Excellent book for basics and a few bondage techniques. Instructions and visual images combine the best of both learning worlds and I'd be interested in checking out more from them.
Aug 24, 2009 rated it liked it
Very practical & tastefully illustrated - a great reference book
Jan 24, 2010 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: BDSM enthusiasts, curious kinksters
Recommended to Mortalform by: Kirk
Shelves: non-fiction
Good basic /beginner book, step by step images of each knot/tie are particularly helpful. Despite being a supposedly kinky book it's pretty tame but as a first guide has few flaws.
Jul 06, 2014 rated it really liked it
I actually won this book at a play-party and own it. I can say that as hard as Shabari can be solo, this is a great instructional book for partners that wish to dabble more.
Lars Hachmann
Mar 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Humorvolle, nette Einführung ins Thema. Gute bebildert und anschaulich gestaltet, leider schwarz-weiß, kein Manko, da trotzdem gut zu erkennen. Als Einstieg für Spielerisches durchaus zu empfehlen.
Aug 18, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Lots of pictures. Decorative and intricate ties. Step by Step instructions. The white nylon rope almost glows. I can't wait to try some of these out.
Rio Gonzalez
Sep 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Easy. Beautiful.

Easy instructions. Beautiful designs. Classy and creative. I love Two Knotty Boys works. I just wish they would come out with another book!
Jan 18, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reference-own-it
great rope book ... very practical and w/ a variety of decorative and bondage stuff.
Jul 13, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: nf-how-to
It's a good book to have if you are interested in learning some good knots and advice on how to use ropes safely and sensually.
Jon Lawrence
Nov 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
not bad. could do with being longer.
Jonathanstray Stray
Aug 21, 2009 rated it really liked it
Hot and useful.
Apr 24, 2008 marked it as to-read
why not?
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