Back to Basics 4E A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills

Back to Basics 4E A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills

By: Abigail R. Gehring

Price: $47.95

Quantity: 10 available

Book Condition: New


The classic guide to self-sufficiency, with more than 200,000 copies sold-now fully updated! Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills-the kind employed by our forefathers-and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide. Countless readers have turned to Back to Basics for inspiration and instruction, escaping to an era before power saws and fast-food restaurants and rediscovering the pleasures and challenges of a healthier, greener, and more self-sufficient lifestyle. Now newly updated, the hundreds of projects, step-by-step sequences, photographs, charts, and illustrations in Back to Basics will help you dye your own wool with plant pigments, graft trees, raise chickens, craft a hutch table with hand tools, and make treats such as blueberry peach jam and cheddar cheese. The truly ambitious will find instructions on how to build a log cabin or an adobe brick homestead. More than just practical advice, this is also a book for dreamers-even if you live in a city apartment, you will find your imagination sparked, and there's no reason why you can't, for example, make a loom and weave a rag rug. Complete with tips for old-fashioned fun (square dancing calls, homemade toys, and kayaking tips), this may be the most thorough book on voluntary simplicity available.

Title: Back to Basics 4E A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills

Author Name: Abigail R. Gehring

Categories: DIY in General, Homesteading, Self-Sufficiency,

Edition: 4th Edition

Publisher: USA, Skyhorse Publishing: 2014

ISBN Number: 1629143693

ISBN Number 13: 9781629143699

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Size: 28.0 x 21.6 x 2.6 cm

Kg: 2.00 Kg

Seller ID: 001828

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