An Easy Knot for Stringlines That Unties With a Tug
Tangle Free Stringline
If you need to run a stringline because you’re laying a foundation or straightening out a framing wall, you could tie a slip knot and hope that you can get that knot out later, but there’s a better way.
This tip comes from the old days of Fine Homebuilding. The technique involves tensioning string to hold it in. It’s a great way to secure a stringline, that’s also quick and easy to untie.