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Shelters Shacks And Shanties

Author : D. C. Beard
ISBN : 9780486152424
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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A wealth of information and advice on building everything from a bark teepee and tree-top house to a log cabin and beaver mat hut. 332 black-and-white illustrations.

How To Build Your Home In The Woods

Author : Bradford Angier
ISBN : UCAL:B3854224
Genre : Log cabins
File Size : 60. 37 MB
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For hunters, fishermen, campers, and outdoorsmen.

How To Stay Alive In The Woods

Author : Bradford Angier
ISBN : 9781603762861
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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HOW TO STAY ALIVE IN THE WOODS is a practical, readable-and potentially indispensable-manual for anyone venturing into the great outdoors. Broken down into four essential sections, Sustenance, Warmth, Orientation and Safety, this enlightening guide reveals how to catch game without a gun, what plants to eat (full-color illustrations of these make identification simple), how to build a warm shelter, make clothing, protect yourself and signal for help. Detailed illustrations and expanded instructions, newly commissioned for this deluxe edition, offer crucial information at a glance, making How to Stay Alive in the Woods truly a lifesaver.

The Book Of Camp Lore And Woodcraft

Author : Daniel Carter Beard
ISBN : 9781567923520
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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For Dan Beard, founder of the American Scouting movement, every scout worth his merit badge was expected to read this book, which includes instructions on how to build a fire, cook venison, prepare for a camping trip, use an axe and a saw, and more.

Boat Building And Boating

Author : Daniel Carter Beard
ISBN : 9781465594990
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There is a widespread notion that all wood will float on water, and this idea often leads to laughable errors. I know a lot of young backwoods farmers who launched a raft of green oak logs, and were as much astonished to see their craft settle quietly to the bottom of the lake as they would have been to see the leaden sinkers of their fish-lines dance lightly on the surface of the waves. The young fellows used a day's time to discover what they might have learned in a few moments by watching the chips sink when they struck the water as they flew from the skilful blows of their axes. The stream which cuts your trail is not always provided with bridges of fallen trees. It may be a river too deep to ford and too wide to be bridged by a chance log. Of course it is a simple matter to swim, but the weather may be cold and the water still colder; besides this, you will probably be encumbered with a lot of camp equipageÑyour gun, rod, and cameraÑnone of which will be improved by a plunge in the water. Or it may so happen that you are on the shores of a lake unsupplied with boats, and you have good reasons for supposing that big fish lurk in some particular spot out of reach from the shore. A thousand and one emergencies may arise when a craft of some kind will be not only a great convenience, but almost a necessity. Under these circumstances a Logomaran may be constructed in a very short time which can bear you and your pack safely to the desired goal. In the Rocky, Cascade, and Selkirk Mountains, the lakes and streams have their shores plentifully supplied with "whim sticks," logs of fine dry timber, which the freshets have brought down from the mountain sides and which the rocks and surging torrents have denuded of bark. These whim sticks are of all sizes, and as sound and perfect as kiln-dried logs. Even in the mountains of Pennsylvania, where the lumberman's axe years ago laid waste the primeval forest, where the saw-mills have devoured the second growth, the tie-hunter the third growth, the excelsior-mills and birch-beer factories the saplings, I still find good sound white pine-log whim sticks strewn along the shores of the lakes and streams, timber which is suitable for temporary rafts and logomarans. In the North Woods, where in many localities the original forest is untouched by the devouring pulp-mills, suitable timber is not difficult to find; so let the green wood stand and select a log of dry wood from the shore where the floods or ice have deposited it. Cut it into a convenient length, and with a lever made of a good stout sapling, and a fulcrum of a stone or chunk of wood, pry the log from its resting-place and roll it into the shallow water.

Bushcraft Shelter

Author : Graham Lloyd
ISBN : 1544620837
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Bushcraft Shelter How To Build A Shelter For Any Survival Situation Shelter turns out to be particularly essential in so many situations, for example, the brutal icy atmosphere where shelter is expected to hold in heat and wind, or the cruel heat where it is expected to give shade. Shelter is additionally critical in the wilderness, where you have to get and rest in the ground where snakes and creepy crawlers are present. In specific areas, it will be key in the security from hazardous predators. These variables and more will figure out what sort of shelter you require, then you must utilize whatever materials are around you to get that going. In a long term living circumstance, your shelter ought to be in a protected area with advantageous access to your needs which are significant just like water and food etc. In this book, you will find out the following things: Why do you need to have a bushcraft shelter? How many variations you can opt for while making shelter? Tips for making bushcraft shelter Important aspects which should not be ignored while building bushcraft shed

The Complete Survival Shelters Handbook

Author : Anthonio Akkermans
ISBN : 9781612435121
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Wilderness Living

Author : Gregory J. Davenport
ISBN : 9780811744041
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Authoritative information presented by a certified USAF Survival School Instructor. Organized and indexed for easy reference.

The Bushcraft Field Guide To Trapping Gathering And Cooking In The Wild

Author : Dave Canterbury
ISBN : 9781440598531
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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What to eat, where to find it, and how to cook it! Renowned outdoors expert and New York Times bestselling author Dave Canterbury provides you with all you need to know about packing, trapping, and preparing food for your treks and wilderness travels. Whether you're headed out for a day hike or a weeklong expedition, you'll find everything you need to survive--and eat well--out in the wild. Canterbury makes certain you're set by not only teaching you how to hunt and gather, but also giving you recipes to make while on the trail. Complete with illustrations to accompany his instructions and a full-color photo guide of plants to forage and those to avoid, this is the go-to reference to keep in your pack. The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild helps you achieve the full outdoor experience. With it, you'll be prepared to set off on your trip and enjoy living off the land.

Wildwood Wisdom

Author : Ellsworth Jaeger
ISBN : 0936070129
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Offers practical advice on outdoor clothing, packs, sleeping bags, shelters, fire making, use of the axe, outdoor sanitation, camp cookery, edible plants, canoeing and trailcraft

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