My wife is putting together a model of the Cutty Sark, 1/160th scale. She’s struggled with the instructions for several weeks now because of how badly written and badly arranged they are, but has come across something we just can’t translate. This should come with a giant [sic] attached.
The principles of rope knots are identical in the prefabricated or in the wooden sail ship. The one may challenger woody model while the prefabs over middle class above are molded with plastic in general form. The sizes of the rope are mostly in different sizes as in the actual sailing ships. However, cementing the rope without making knots should be avoided as possible. It is the principle that correct knots be made before coating adhesives and fixing on to the position. (A small amount of instant adhesives should be used) Please refer to the the knots introduced below which are sufficient. Note that the sailors use the title of knots in different way even if the knots are same. In English. Knots are clearly classified according the the designated use:
Knot: Represent overall knot
Bend: Used when 2 roped are tied
Hitch: Used when ropes are tied to other items
Lashing: Used when other material are being tied with rope
However, actual knotting needed for the assembly of model are recommended to be practiced.