At the End of Your Nylon Rope?

Here’s another smart way to keep nylon rope from fraying when you cut it. Firmly wrap three turns of duct tape around the rope and cut it with a sharp utility knife.

The Family Handyman

Here’s another smart way to keep nylon rope from fraying when you cut it. Firmly wrap three turns of duct tape around the rope and cut it with a sharp utility knife. The tape makes it easier to cut the rope and keeps the braiding tight. Thanks to reader Tim King for lassoing this fine tip.

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