The Back to Basics Handbook: A Guide to Buying and Working Land, Raising Livestock, Enjoying Your Harvest, Household Skills and Crafts, and More (3rd Edition)

The Back to Basics Handbook: A Guide to Buying and Working Land, Raising Livestock, Enjoying Your Harvest, Household Skills and Crafts, and More (3rd Edition)

Abigail R. Gehring


Rediscover the pleasures and demanding situations of a more fit, greener, and extra self-sufficient lifestyle.

Anyone who desires to research simple dwelling skills—the sort hired through our forefathers—and adapt them for a greater existence in the twenty-first century want glance no additional than this eminently worthy, full-color consultant. With thousands of initiatives, step by step sequences, images, charts, and illustrations, The again to fundamentals Handbook can assist you dye your individual wool with plant pigments, graft bushes, elevate chickens, craft a hutch desk with hand instruments, and make treats equivalent to blueberry peach jam and cheddar cheese. The actually formidable will locate directions on easy methods to construct a log cabin or an adobe brick home.

greater than simply useful recommendation, this is often additionally a e-book for dreamers— whether you reside in a urban condo you will discover your mind's eye sparked, and there’s no this is why you can’t, for instance, make a loom and weave a rag rug. entire with assistance for old school enjoyable (square dancing calls, do-it-yourself toys, and kayaking tips), this is the final word concise consultant to voluntary simplicity. 500 colour illustrations

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