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The Resource Back to basics : a complete guide to traditional skills, edited by Abigail R. Gehring

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

Label
Back to basics : a complete guide to traditional skills
Title
Back to basics
Title remainder
a complete guide to traditional skills
Statement of responsibility
edited by Abigail R. Gehring
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
640.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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Gehring, Abigail R.
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  • Home economics
  • Sustainable living
  • Handicraft
  • Life skills
  • Handicraft
  • Home economics
  • Life skills
  • Sustainable living
  • United States
Label
Back to basics : a complete guide to traditional skills, edited by Abigail R. Gehring
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Buying and working land, raising livestock, generating your own energy, enjoying your harvest, household skills and crafts, and more" -- Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn867612675
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
Fourth edition, updated and revised.
Extent
528 pages
Isbn
9781629143699
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)867612675
Label
Back to basics : a complete guide to traditional skills, edited by Abigail R. Gehring
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Buying and working land, raising livestock, generating your own energy, enjoying your harvest, household skills and crafts, and more" -- Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn867612675
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
Fourth edition, updated and revised.
Extent
528 pages
Isbn
9781629143699
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)867612675

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