Back to basics: a complete guide to traditional skills

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Skyhorse Pub.,
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c2008.
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English
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Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills—the kind that were common to earlier generations—need look no further than this full-color, eminently practical guide. Created to both inspire and instruct, it returns readers to an era before power saws and fast food restaurants so they can rediscover the pleasures and challenges of a more self-sufficient, economical, and healthy lifestyle. Packed with hundreds of projects, step-by-step sequences, charts, tables, diagrams, and illustrations, it explains how to dye your own wool with plant pigments, graft trees for propagation, raise chickens, create a hutch table with hand tools, and make treats such as blueberry peach jam and cheddar cheese. The truly ambitious will learn how to build a log cabin or an adobe brick homestead.
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9781602392335
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subject_facet Handicraft -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, Home economics -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, Life skills -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, Sustainable living -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
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