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Title Back to basics : a complete guide to traditional skills / edited by Abigail R. Gehring.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2014]
©2014

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Oversized    640.973 BAC 2014    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    640.973 BAC 2014    DUE 10-19-18
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    640.973 BAC 2014    Available
Edition Fourth edition, updated and revised.
Description 528 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note "Buying and working land, raising livestock, generating your own energy, enjoying your harvest, household skills and crafts, and more" -- Cover.
Contents Buying country property -- Planning your home -- Preparing the site -- Converting trees into lumber -- Building a log cabin -- Building with adobe -- Building a stone house -- Raising a barn -- Developing a water supply -- Saunas and hot tubs -- Sanitation -- Fireplace construction and design -- Stone walls and brick pavements -- Fences -- Making your house energy efficient -- Wood as a fuel -- Heating with wood -- Waterpower -- Wind power -- Solar energy -- Other energy sources -- The kitchen garden -- Gardening in limited space -- Herb gardens -- Fruits and nuts -- Pest control -- Grains and grasses -- Beekeeping -- Fish farming -- Raising livestock -- Preserving produce -- Preserving meat and fish -- Making your own dairy products -- Maple sugaring -- Homemade beverages -- Baking bread -- Regional cooking -- Cooking with wood -- Natural dyes -- Spinning -- Weaving -- Hooked rugs -- Braided rugs -- Patchwork quilting -- Rope and twine -- Tanning and leatherwork -- Woodworking -- Broommaking -- Scrimshaw -- Household recipes -- Metalworking -- Stenciling -- Flower drying and pressed flowers -- Gourd craft -- Soapmaking -- Candlemaking -- Basketry -- Old-time good times -- Crafting a dulcimer -- Celebrating holidays -- Canoeing and kayaking -- Wilderness camping -- Outdoors in winter -- Fishing -- Living with nature -- Organized assistance: the extension service and other groups.
Summary Offers information and instructions on living a greener, more self-sufficient lifestyle, including how to build a log cabin, how to raise livestock, and how to make candles.
Subject Home economics -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Sustainable living -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Handicraft -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Life skills -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Gehring, Abigail R., editor.
ISBN 9781629143699
1629143693
1602392331
9781602392335

 
    
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