This tutorial is provided by Peta_V from modelshipworld.com forum.First, you'll need a small jig which is very easy to build:
2,3,5 are removable belaying pins from the kit and 1,4,6 are slots for securing the ends of the line.
- Secure the line in the slot 1 (upper right) and make several loops around pins 2 and 3. I do 4-6 loops so the coil does not look uniform. (start with pin 5 removed). Once finished with loops secure the other end in the slot 4 (bottom).
- Unsecure the line end from the slot 1 and pull out the very first loop through the middle of the coil.
- Now twist it to form a loop and secure it with pin 5
- Remove the pin 2 and fully insert the pin 5. Now you can adjust the coil as you want and once happy with how it looks secure the loose end to the slot t 6 (upper left).
- Now secure the coil with 3 drops of CA glue. One where the loop meets the coil, second one at the bottom of the coil and third one to secure the loose end to the coil. Remove the coil from the jig by removing pin 5 and trim the excess thread.
- Now place the coil on the belaying pin. You are done!