Knots you Need to Know: Clove Hitch

INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON: 2 Minutes of Instructional Video, Detailed Written Breakdown and Side by side to help instruction

IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL LEARN: Have you ever heard the term, “if you do not know the knot tie a lot?”  Not a good practice.  In this lesson Shane Hurlbut, ASC takes you through the knots that helped start his career as a cinematographer.  Knowing the correct knot is essential in becoming an experienced filmmaker.  Shane uses these knots every day helping his team out.  The Clove Hitch is one of the most used knot in the movie business.  This knot can wrap around any shape and size.  It locks by binding on itself and is used for Baleeing lights, camera’s, adding tie down lines to large overhead frames and grip gear.