Knots you Need to Know: Figure 8

INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON: 1:40 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 On Set.  The Figure 8 Knot is used by rock climbers all over the world and is one of the strongest knots you can tie.  It is used to safety personnel when using body harnesses, used to balee lights, cameras and grip gear.