# How To String A Clothesline

Part 4 of 4: Installing the Clothesline

• Attach tighteners. Connect two clothesline tighteners to outside eye hooks on one post.
• Attach clothesline. Buy a 100 ft.
• Stretch the clothesline between the poles. Pull the rope to the opposite post, and loop it through the matching inside eye hook.
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## What is the best knot for a clothesline?

Bowline. The bowline thrives under tension. Make a bight 18 inches from the working end of the rope. via

## How do you hook up a clothesline wire?

Drill holes where you want to hang the the pulleys for the top and bottom of your clothesline. Use a long screwdriver to help screw the hooks into the holes. Hang the pulleys onto the secure hooks. Run the clothesline through the pulleys, forming a loop. via

## What is the strongest knot?

The Palomar Knot is arguably the strongest all-around knot. Due to its use of a double line, it is as efficient at maintaining a high breaking strength as it is easy to tie. via

## Why does a clothesline always sag?

A clothesline always sags a little, even if nothing hangs from it. The clothesline has a finite mass, and so the tension in the line must have an upward component to oppose the downward force of gravity. Thus, the line sags much the same as if it has weight on it. via

## Can you restring a rotary clothesline?

Tie one line end to the most inside hole on one arm (position 0), then put through to 1, 2,3,4 and go on to 41. When line goes through hole 41, 42, 43 and 44, line need to go round twice and then to the last hole 45 and tie off. via

## How do you put a spike in a washing line in the ground?

• Step one: dig a hole. The first thing to do is to dig a hole.
• Step two: insert the Ground Spike. Place the Ground Spike vertically into the hole with the spike pointing downwards.
• Step three: add the Post Mix Concrete.
• Step four: check that it's level.