Tag: Building

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 […]

The Classic Hewn-Log House: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building and Restoring (Paperback)

Review “…this book is the perfect companion for an architect, historian or novice.” –At Home Arkansas   “…a comprehensive look at the process of building and restoring with this staple of early American architecture…” – Kitchen & Bath Design News  Nothing captures the romance of country life quite like a log cabin does — trees […]

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 […]

Log Construction Manual: The Ultimate Guide to Building Handcrafted Log Homes (Paperback)

Review “An indispensible guide for those who are going to build . . . by the leading log building instructor in North America.” — Log Home Living Magazine”An indispensible guide for those who are going to build . . . by perhaps the leading log building instructor in North America.” — Log Home Living Magazine”Fantastic […]