Back to Basics

Back to Basics

A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills

Unknown - 2008
Rate this:
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.
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., c2008.
Edition: Third edition
ISBN: 9781602391680
1602391688
9781602392335
1602392331
Branch Call Number: OVERSIZE 640.973 BACK TO
Characteristics: 456 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 x 28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Gehring, Abigail R.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at LPL.

Try searching for Back to Basics to see if LPL owns related versions of the work.


  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top