Back to basics : A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills. / Abigail R Gehring.
- ISBN: 9781629148625 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
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...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 79505 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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