Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills
Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills  -     By: Abigail Gehring
Buy Item $19.49 Retail: $27.95 Save 30% ($8.46)
In Stock
Stock No: WW143690
Skyhorse Publishing / 2014 / Hardcover
Quantity:

Add To Cart

Paypal Buy Now
Add To Wishlist
Quantity:


Add To Cart

Paypal Buy Now
Wishlist

Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills

Skyhorse Publishing / 2014 / Hardcover

In Stock
Stock No: WW143690


  • Other Formats (1)
  • Others Also Purchased (1)
Other Formats (1)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $19.49
    Retail: $27.95
    Add To Cart
    $19.49
Others Also Purchased (1)

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 456
Vendor: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication Date: 2014
Dimensions: 8.50 X 11.00 X 1.00 (inches)
ISBN: 1629143693
ISBN-13: 9781629143699

Related Products

  1. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living
    Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living
    Abigail Gehring
    Skyhorse Publishing / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $21.99 Retail: $29.95 Save 27% ($7.96)
  2. The New American Homestead: Sustainable, Self-Sufficient Living for the 21st Century
    The New American Homestead: Sustainable, Self-Sufficient Living for the 21st Century
    John H. Tullock
    Howell Book House / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $17.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 10% ($2.00)
  3. The Good Living Guide to Country Skills: Wisdom for Growing Your Own Food, Raising Animals, Country Crafts, and More
    The Good Living Guide to Country Skills: Wisdom for Growing Your Own Food, Raising Animals, Country Crafts, and More
    Abigail R. Gehring
    Good Books / 2016 / Hardcover
    $13.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 10% ($1.50)
  4. The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition
    The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition
    Carla Emery
    Sasquatch Books / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $29.25 Retail: $32.50 Save 10% ($3.25)

Publisher's Description

The classic guide to self-sufficiency, with more than 200,000 copies sold—now fully updated!

Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills—the kind employed by our forefathers—and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide. Countless readers have turned to Back to Basics for inspiration and instruction, escaping to an era before power saws and fast-food restaurants and rediscovering the pleasures and challenges of a healthier, greener, and more self-sufficient lifestyle.

Now newly updated, the hundreds of projects, step-by-step sequences, photographs, charts, and illustrations in Back to Basics will help you dye your own wool with plant pigments, graft trees, raise chickens, craft a hutch table with hand tools, and make treats such as blueberry peach jam and cheddar cheese. The truly ambitious will find instructions on how to build a log cabin or an adobe brick homestead.

More than just practical advice, this is also a book for dreamers—even if you live in a city apartment, you will find your imagination sparked, and there’s no reason why you can’t, for example, make a loom and weave a rag rug. Complete with tips for old-fashioned fun (square dancing calls, homemade toys, and kayaking tips), this may be the most thorough book on voluntary simplicity available.

Author Bio

Abigail R. Gehring is the author of more than a dozen books, including The Homesteading Handbook and The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living. She lives in New York City and Windham, Vermont.

Ask a Question

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Back
×

Ask a Question

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.