Tag: Guide

Leatherwork: A Practical Guide (Hardcover)

Leatherwork is a centuries-old craft which is as absorbing and enjoyable today as ever. This book introduces the basic tools and techniques needed before explaining more advanced ideas for designing and decorating leather—such as curving, stamping, and coloring—as well as the care and repair of leather. With an easy-to-follow text, step-by-step photographs, and explanatory line […]

Mountainman Crafts and Skills: A Fully Illustrated Guide to Wilderness Living and Survival (Paperback)

Filled with valuable information for hobbyists, survival enthusiasts, family campers – and everyone who enjoys outdoor life, Mountainman Crafts and Skills is the essential illustrated guide to wilderness living and survival. How to make your own clothing, shelter, and equipment are all covered in step-by-step detail – through illustrations by the author himself. Learn how […]

Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills, Third Edition (Hardcover)

Amazon.com Review “Voluntary simplicity” has become a catch phrase for what seems to be a yearning for a simpler, more self-sufficient and economical way of living in the late 20th century. This book, first published in 1981 and recently updated, was probably many folks’ first in-depth exposure to the idea of a simpler life, making […]

Survival Guide to Nuclear Attack (Kindle Edition)

The disastrous capacity of a nuclear attack is appallingly well recognized. While the risks of massive planned nuclear attack has retreated with the end of the Cold War, the threat still remains. With several terrorists maintaining close ties with nations having nuclear weapon programs, a nuclear weapons attack still remains to be a distinct danger. […]

Primitive Living, Self-Sufficiency, and Survival Skills: A Field Guide to Primitive Living Skills (Hardcover)

In PRIMITIVE LIVING, SELF SUFFICIENCY, AND SURVIVAL, author Thomas J. Elpel shows how to discover nature by using it with the same techniques employed by the first people to wander the earth. Illustrated with over 350 photographs, he thoroughly describes every aspect of how to· Stay warm and comfortable even without a blanket· Start a […]

Primitive Skills and Crafts: An Outdoorsman’s Guide to Shelters, Tools, Weapons, Tracking, Survival, and More (Kindle Edition)

Anyone eager to master survival skills for outdoor vacations, or simply to find a fun new family activity for a Saturday afternoon, will be educated and inspired by the practical advice presented here by archaeologists, anthropologists, primitive practitioners, craftsmen, and artisans. These experts help modern readers rediscover the skills that have served humanity for millennia: […]

Ultimate Guide to Wilderness Living: Surviving with Nothing But Your Bare Hands and What You Find in the Woods (Kindle Edition)

Forget reality TV stunts like eating bugs, the Ultimate Guide to Wilderness Living provides in-depth instructions and step-by-step photos of real survival skills–exactly what one needs to stay alive in the woods. The book first covers immediate needs like starting a fire, erecting temporary shelter, and finding food. Then it goes beyond other survival books […]