Tag: Book

The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining (Paperback)

In the late 1960s, Eliot Wigginton and his students created the magazine Foxfire in an effort to record and preserve the traditional folk culture of the Southern Appalachians. This is the original book compilation of Foxfire material which introduces Aunt Arie and her contemporaries and includes log cabin building, hog dressing, snake lore, mountain crafts […]

New Edge of the Anvil: A Resource Book for the Blacksmith [Illustrated] (Paperback)

Review The is THE one book you need to get started as a blacksmith. The New Edge of the Anvil is a revised and expanded edition of Andrews’ earlier and most successful book. I urge all my students to buy, read, use and then reread this book. Clear words, excellent pictures, good explanations, tables, charts…all […]

The Complete Book of Fire: Building Campfires for Warmth, Light, Cooking, and Survival (Paperback)

To build a fire, feel heat, smell smoke, hear snaps and groans, watch flames dance, and gaze into glowing coals is the ultimate outdoor comfort. A campfire gives warmth, sheds light, dries clothes, calms fears, and draws a day in the outdoors to a pleasant close. In addition to the comforts of a campfire, a […]

The Complete Book Of Underground Houses: How To Build A Low Cost Home (Paperback)

From Booklist According to Roy, underground or “earth-sheltered” houses are unexpectedly livable. Judging by his book’s attractive pictures, that’s easy to believe. The house he bases his point-by-point guide on is indeed a showplace. Its homey touches are just that, though, and Roy’s main concern is creating such a house, from drawing up the plans […]

Allen and Mike’s Really Cool Backpackin’ Book: Traveling & camping skills for a wilderness environment (Paperback)

Walking into the wilderness with a pack on your back is an empowering experience. Allen and Mike’s Really Cool Backpackin’ Book, written and illustrated by two guys who spend half their lives in the woods, provides information on dressing and packing for the outdoors, equipment, travel techniques, campcraft, trip planning, outdoor hazards, low-impact camping, and […]