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Country Wisdom Know How

Author : Storey Publishing's Country Wisdom Bulletins
ISBN : 9780316471701
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 70. 56 MB
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Reminiscent in both spirit and design of the beloved Whole Earth Catalog, Country Wisdom & Know -How is an unprecedented collection of information on nearly 200 individual topics of country and self-sustained living. Compiled from the information in Storey Publishing's landmark series of "Country Wisdom Bulletins," this book is the most thorough and reliable volume of its kind. Organized by general topic including animals, cooking, crafts, gardening, health and well-being, and home, it is further broken down to cover dozens of specifics from "Building Chicken Coops" to "Making Cheese, Butter, and Yogurt" to "Improving Your Soil" to "Restoring Hardwood Floors." Nearly 1,000 black-and-white illustrations and photographs run throughout and fascinating projects and trusted advice crowd every page.

Survival Wisdom Know How

Author : The Editors of Stackpole Books
ISBN : 9781603762731
Genre : Reference
File Size : 80. 73 MB
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A complete, all-in-one survival guide, jam-packed with information on every aspect of outdoor life and adventure, from orienteering to campfire cooking to ice climbing and beyond. Culled from dozens of respected books from Stackpole, the industry's leader in outdoor adventure, this massive collection of wilderness know-how leaves absolutely nothing to chance when it comes to surviving and thriving in the wilderness, and appreciating every minute of it. Topics include: Building an Outdoor Shelter Tracking Animals Winter Camping Tying Knots Orienteering Reading the Weather Identifying Edible Plants and Berries Surviving in the Desert Bird Watching Fishing and Ice Fishing Hunting and Trapping Canoeing, Kayaking, and White Water Rafting First Aid Wild Animals Cookery And much more. Useful illustrations and photos throughout make it easy to browse and use. With contributions by the experts at the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) as well as the editors of Stackpole's Discover Nature series, this book is the definitive, must-have reference for the great outdoors.

Craft Wisdom Know How

Author : The Editors of Lark Books
ISBN : 9781603762700
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 65. 87 MB
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The latest addition to the best-selling Wisdom & Know-How series is an all-in-one guide to mastering a variety of popular crafts, from knitting and quilting to ceramics and jewelry making. The fifth book in the popular Wisdom and Know-How series, CraftWisdom & Know-How covers dozens of the most popular crafts in one complete, all-encompassing resource. The book is organized by type of craft and includes Sewing, Knitting, and Other Needlework; Paper Crafts and Bookmaking; Glasswork; Jewelry Making; Pottery and Clay; Mosaics; Candle-making and Decorating; and Woodworking and Furniture Making. The sections are further broken down into chapters that cover specific crafts, each with step-by-step directions and tips for projects for all levels of skill and ability, from beginner to advanced. Hundreds of projects are included, such as Super Sock Monkeys, Crocheted Hats, Etched Glass, One-Afternoon Skirts, and Beading Vintage-Style Jewelry, to name a few. The material is hand-selected from dozens of publications from Lark Books, a leader in craft books. The information is tried, trusted, and true, and provides indispensable instruction and advice from the most accomplished crafters in the world. With hundreds of black-and-white illustrations and photographs, as well as essential resources for materials and tools, Craft Wisdom & Know-How is a must-have book for the aspiring and experienced crafter alike.

Country Wisdom Almanac

Author : Editors of Storey Publishing's Country Wisdom Bulletins
ISBN : 9781603762816
Genre : Reference
File Size : 23. 70 MB
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A follow-up to Black Dog's bestselling Country Wisdom and Know-How, the Country Wisdom Almanac provides hundreds of ideas and methods for living the good and simple life, plus information on weather, gardening, buying produce and cooking by season, holidays, frost dates, moon phases, and more. Divided into the four seasons and then organized into 373 individual tips, the Country Wisdom Almanac presents a wide variety of ways to live a simpler, more self-sustained life year round. Each season offers home-improvement ideas (wallpaper a room in the Fall or build a stone wall in the Spring), crafts (create gorgeous homemade decorations for Christmas, Halloween, or the Fourth of July), recipes (use seasonal produce to create fresh, healthy meals), gardening advice (what and when to plant in order to get the maximum results from your land), and more. Also included is year-round advice on caring for pets, creating your own health and beauty remedies, canning and preserving food, and more. Each season opens with a list of holidays and a guide to in-season produce. Appendices cover average weather by city and month, frost dates, and moon phases.

Build Your Own Underground Root Cellar

Author : Phyllis Hobson
ISBN : 9781603424233
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 23. 15 MB
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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Old Time Country Wisdom Lore

Author : Jerry Mack Johnson
ISBN : 9780760340011
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 72. 6 MB
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A collection of old-fashioned country wisdom on all kinds of topics describes how to make and cook things, read the weather, and dowse; and provides lore on animals and plants.

Into The Wild

Author : Jon Krakauer
ISBN : 9780330469982
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 42. 53 MB
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Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild examines true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude and contact with nature. A 2007 film adaptation of Into the Wild was directed by Sean Penn and starred Emile Hirsch and Kristen Stewart.

Mother Earth News Almanac

Author : Mother Earth News
ISBN : 9780760349854
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 55. 41 MB
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Mother Earth News Almanac is back--refreshed and ready for the next generation of self-sufficient makers and DIYers. Mother Earth News Almanac: A Guide Through the Seasons returns! The 1970s classic has been out of print for years. Now, updated for today's readers and back in print, its information is as useful as ever. It contains instructions and illustrations for everything from harnessing solar energy to cultivating a sustainable garden to learning how to keep bees. Simply put, Mother Earth News Almanac is designed to empower readers to be self-sufficient. Mother Earth News team has updated the essentials, but left the core of the guide intact, with all the charm of the original--from the writing style to the signature line drawings. This is a must-have for any fan of Mother Earth News, as a budget-friendly guide for a new generation of homesteaders. Mother Earth News Almanacis a seasonal guide with subject matter that every passionate DIYer, homesteader, or environmentally aware reader can appreciate. You'll find recipes, money-saving tips, and homesteading techniques such as illustrated directions for tying a timber hitch, cat's-paw, sheepshank, and other knots; folk medicine treatments and preventatives; tips on raising chickens and keeping bees; plans for building three kinds of kites; complete instructions for fast and easy compost; and much, much more! The simple life doesn't have to be hard--not when you have this timeless almanac.

Garden Wisdom And Know How

Author : Judy Pray
ISBN : 9781579128371
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 81. 27 MB
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Presents step-by-step instructions and resources for gardening, including knowing the soil, planning, starting seeds, and making and using organic fertilizer.

Traditional Country Skills

Author : Sheila Buff
ISBN : WISC:89075792341
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 29. 8 MB
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Presents excerpts from early twentieth-century popular periodicals to reintroduce readers to the knowledge of country living erased by a century of industrialization.

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