Cordage from Plant Fibers

Cordage Making by Dino Labiste
Video Produced by Bob Gillis



Video 1: What is Dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum)?


Video 2: What is Narrowleaf Milkweed (Asclepias fascicularis)?


Video 3: Extracting Dogbane fibers.


Video 4: Making cordage from Dogbane fibers. 


For more information on Dogbane, access the article entitled "Dogbane - Cordage Fibers".

Dogbane stalks can be purchased through Kahiko Arts. The price is $1.00 per stalk plus shipping cost. Contact Dino Labiste for questions and information at


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