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Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills, 4th edition
: Abigail R. Gehring
: Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills, 4th edition
: Skyhorse Publishing
: 2014
ISBN: 978-1629143699
: English
: epub
: 79,8 mb
: 456

Anyone who wants to learn basic living skillsthe kind employed by our forefathersand adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide.

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 dreamerseven if you live in a city apartment, you will find your imagination sparked, and theres no reason why you cant, 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.











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