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Back to basics [electronic resource] : A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills. Abigail R Gehring.

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  • ISBN: 9781629148625 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: 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...
Reproduction Note: 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).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Home Design & Décor.
Genre: Electronic books.

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