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We are thinking of putting manilla(hemp) rope in our new house along the top of the wall where it meets the ceiling. The interior is all T&G pine ceiling and the walls are log siding. My question is does anyone have a suggestion of how to keep the ends from unraveling when it is cut to length. My thought was to put a wrap of black tape for some contrast but the wife don't like the tape idea. Thoughts anyone, type of clear glue or wax?

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Put a short piece of 4X4 knotty pine "plinth block" in the corners with a large dado (size of the rope)in the end. Then, just use the black tape method but it will be hidden behind the overlaying corner blocks.

OOPS, that wpont work because of the log siding on the walls.

Or, wrap the ends with tape about an inch from the end of the rope, trying to keep the rope as tight as you can at the ends. Then, dip or spread some white glue or some other product that will dry clear and wrap tight with tape. Let it dry, and remove the tape. if it appears that more glue is needed, repeat the procedure.

Or, wrap the ends with fireline chrystal.

Or, get a rebar/rerod twist tie, from a concrete guy and do one wire twist around the end, twist it tight, and place the twist at the back of the rope.

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Put a short piece of 4X4 knotty pine "plinth block" in the corners with a large dado (size of the rope)in the end. Then, just use the black tape method but it will be hidden behind the overlaying corner blocks.

OOPS, that wpont work because of the log siding on the walls.

Or, wrap the ends with tape about an inch from the end of the rope, trying to keep the rope as tight as you can at the ends. Then, dip or spread some white glue or some other product that will dry clear and wrap tight with tape. Let it dry, and remove the tape. if it appears that more glue is needed, repeat the procedure.

Or, wrap the ends with fireline chrystal.

Or, get a rebar/rerod twist tie, from a concrete guy and do one wire twist around the end, twist it tight, and place the twist at the back of the rope.

I like your thinking there. Thanks for all the replies. I just got back into town today and I really appreciate everyones help.

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