Invites the international Guild of the node maker German section to a node makers meeting in the Inland Waterways Museum in Duisburg by the 9th 11.4.2010 a node makers meeting will take place in the Museum of inland waterway transport in Duisburg. The first meeting in Duisburg took place in 2003 and has remained the creators of nodes in good memory. Approx. 15 nodes makers from Germany, Holland and Belgium are expected, who exhibit their work. “They all belong to the international Guild of knot Tyers ‘, which was founded in 1982 in the UK and counts today more than 1,300 members. The Guild”is committed to the goal, to preserve the former node art of seafarers, continues to develop and to promote their stock.
In addition to the simple knot that you can also learn, especially nautical rope works such as rope mats, Bell lanyard, chest handles, rope fender, splices, tool bag, tool, node boards, etc. appear. To a small Reeperbahn is built, where children and adults themselves can turn a rope. Place of Event: Museum of German inland navigation, the Marine Street 84 47119 Duisburg date: 09-11.4.2010, Fri 12.00-17.00 sat, so 10.00-17.00 the international Guild of the international Guild of the makers of the node node makers (International Guild of knot Tyers – IGKT) is a community of people who are interested on nodes and node techniques of all kinds. We have over a thousand members from all social strata, scientists, doctors, sailors, sportsmen, Scout, magician, farmers, miners and accountants.
Membership is open to anyone with an interest in making nodes, whether expert or simply someone who wants to learn from others. The IGKT is an educational, non-profit organization and our mission is to promote art, craft and science of nodes whose studies and practical application, the exploration of all aspects of the node making as well as the establishment of a relevant institution for consultation purposes. We participate in public events to the Guild and their work known to make and organize appointment with interested groups, panel discussions and presentations. We maintain contact with each other through correspondence and through regular meetings and exhibitions at regional and international level. The Guild’s knotting matters”out a quarterly magazine in the English language. The international Guild of the node maker German section was founded in 2009 by the German-speaking members of the IGKT as an independent association and is recognized as charitable.