Tying Down Lumber for Transport
Learn the bowline knot and other tips for tying down lumber
Ensuring that your lumber stays put when transporting it from the lumberyard to the shop is essential for the safety of your lumber and for the safety of others on the road. In this video, Southern California woodworker Gary Williams shares his tips for tying sheet goods and solid wood lumber to a pickup-truck rack. Learn to tie a bowline knot and how to stack your materials to ensure a tight hold.