Back to Basics

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ISBN: 9781629148625
Release Date: 2014-10-14
Number of pages: 456
Author: Abigail R. Gehring
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Download and read online Back to Basics in PDF and EPUB 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.


Back to Basics

Filename: back-to-basics.pdf
ISBN: 9781629148625
Release Date: 2014-10-14
Number of pages: 456
Author: Abigail R. Gehring
Publisher: Regnery Publishing

Download and read online Back to Basics in PDF and EPUB 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.


Back to Basics

Filename: back-to-basics.pdf
ISBN: 9781602392335
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 456
Author: Abigail R. Gehring
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

Download and read online Back to Basics in PDF and EPUB A lavishly illustrated revision of a top-selling primer invites readers to develop healthier, more environmentally friendly, and self-sufficient living skills that are less reliant on technology, in a resource that shares step-by-step instructions for such capabilities as raising chickens, making cheese, and building a log cabin.


Back to Basics

Filename: back-to-basics.pdf
ISBN: 1602392331
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 456
Author: Abigail R. Gehring
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

Download and read online Back to Basics in PDF and EPUB A lavishly illustrated revision of a top-selling primer invites readers to develop healthier, more environmentally friendly, and self-sufficient living skills that are less reliant on technology, in a resource that shares step-by-step instructions for such capabilities as raising chickens, making cheese, and building a log cabin.


The Back to Basics Handbook

Filename: the-back-to-basics-handbook.pdf
ISBN: 9781626369221
Release Date: 2013-12-13
Number of pages: 272
Author: Abigail R. Gehring
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Download and read online The Back to Basics Handbook in PDF and EPUB 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. With hundreds of projects, step-by-step sequences, photographs, charts, and illustrations, The Back to Basics Handbook 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 is the ultimate concise guide to voluntary simplicity.


The Homesteading Handbook

Filename: the-homesteading-handbook.pdf
ISBN: 9781616082659
Release Date: 2011-05-25
Number of pages: 272
Author: Abigail R. Gehring
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Download and read online The Homesteading Handbook in PDF and EPUB Explains how to grow an organic garden, preserve the food one grows, build alternate-energy devices by hand, identify edible wild foods, conserve water, handcraft household items and much more, in a book with 500 full-color illustrations. Original.


The Encyclopedia of Country Living 40th Anniversary Edition

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ISBN: 9781570618413
Release Date: 2012-12-18
Number of pages: 928
Author: Carla Emery
Publisher: Sasquatch Books

Download and read online The Encyclopedia of Country Living 40th Anniversary Edition in PDF and EPUB From craft culture to survivalists, preppers, homesteaders, urban farmers, and everyone in between there is a want to reinvigorate a simpler way of life—a healthier, greener, more self-sustaining way of life—that offers a more holistic approach to modern life. The knowledge you need to survive and thrive off the grid is at your fingertips in The Encyclopedia of Country Living, the best-selling resource for the homesteading movement. With its origins in the back-to-the-land effort of the late 1960s, Carla Emery’s landmark book has grown into a comprehensive guide to building your sustainable country escape haven, while lowering your carbon footprint in the process. The 40th anniversary edition offers up-to-date and detailed information on the fundamentals of topics like homegrown food; raising chickens, goats, and pigs; beekeeping; food preservation; mail-order supply sourcing; foraging; and much, much more (even how to deliver a baby)—everything you need to lead a self-sufficient lifestyle in the 21st century. Basic, thorough, and reliable, this book deserves a place in urban and rural homes alike. Table of Contents 1 Oddments 2 Introduction to Plants 3 Grasses, Grains & Canes 4 Garden Vegetables 5 Herbs & Flavorings 6 Tree, Vine, Bush & Bramble 7 Food Preservation 8 Introduction to Animals 9 Poultry 10 Goats, Cows & Home Dairying 11 Bee, Rabbit, Sheep & Pig 12 Appendix


Basic Soap Making

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ISBN: 9780811740968
Release Date: 2009-09-15
Number of pages: 132
Author: Elizabeth Letcavage
Publisher: Stackpole Books

Download and read online Basic Soap Making in PDF and EPUB Hundreds of step-by-step, full-color photographs illustrate exactly how to make cold-process soap. Instructions on molding soap, cutting bars, creating original recipes, packaging gifts, and more. Includes a chapter on constructing a soap mold, liner, and cutter at home.


Mini Farming

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ISBN: 9781626367753
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Number of pages: 240
Author: Brett L. Markham
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Download and read online Mini Farming in PDF and EPUB Mini Farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family’s food on just a quarter acre—and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require. Even if you have never been a farmer or a gardener, this book covers everything you need to know to get started: buying and saving seeds, starting seedlings, establishing raised beds, soil fertility practices, composting, dealing with pest and disease problems, crop rotation, farm planning, and much more. Because self-suf?ciency is the objective, subjects such as raising backyard chickens and home canning are also covered along with numerous methods for keeping costs down and production high. Materials, tools, and techniques are detailed with photographs, tables, diagrams, and illustrations.


The Knowledge

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ISBN: 9781448137381
Release Date: 2014-04-03
Number of pages: 352
Author: Lewis Dartnell
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online The Knowledge in PDF and EPUB Maybe it was a viral pandemic, or an asteroid strike, or perhaps nuclear war. Whatever the cause, the world as we know it has ended and you and the other survivors must start again. What key knowledge would you need to start rebuilding civilisation from scratch? Once you’ve scavenged what you can, how do you begin producing the essentials? How do you grow food, generate power, prepare medicines, or get metal out of rocks? Could you avert another Dark Ages or take shortcuts to accelerate redevelopment? Living in the modern world, we have become disconnected from the basic processes that support our lives, as well as the beautiful fundamentals of science that enable you to relearn things for yourself. The Knowledge is a journey of discovery, a book which explains everything you need to know about everything. This is a quickstart guide for rebooting civilisation which will transform your understanding of the world – and help you prepare for when it’s no longer here... http://the-knowledge.org/


The Self sufficient Life and how to Live it

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ISBN: 0756654505
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 408
Author: John Seymour
Publisher: Dk Pub

Download and read online The Self sufficient Life and how to Live it in PDF and EPUB Describes how to live in harmony with the planet independently, and presents information on raising crops and livestock, making homemade food staples and household items, and using natural forms of energy.


The Complete Guide to Bodyweight Training

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ISBN: 9781472903136
Release Date: 2014-09-25
Number of pages: 192
Author: Kesh Patel
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Download and read online The Complete Guide to Bodyweight Training in PDF and EPUB Bodyweight training is one of the growing global trends in fitness. It's simple enough to explain – using your own body weight to improve your fitness and strength, and yoga and gymnastic practitioners have been doing this for years. But the theory behind it isn't often understood. Kesh Patel contextualises bodyweight training – where did it come from? What is Evolutionary Fitness? and looks at the theory behind it. Understand the basics of biomechanics and you can adapt and improve your bodyweight training programmes and improve your results. So find out about working with gravity, how skills acquisition works, how to develop posture and balance – all based on biomechanical principles. This book is packed with practical, clear and accessible exercise ideas, progressing from fundamental movement patterns to more advanced exercises, along with details of exercise programming - including adaptations for different skill levels, working with groups, and ideas to integrate bodyweight exercises into traditional weight training, circuit and bootcamp classes, to name but a few.


The Encyclopedia of Country Living

Filename: the-encyclopedia-of-country-living.pdf
ISBN: 157061377X
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 885
Author: Carla Emery
Publisher: Sasquatch Books

Download and read online The Encyclopedia of Country Living in PDF and EPUB Recipes are combined with advice in food preservation, gardening, beekeeping, raising livestock, soap making, and other farm and household activities.


Traditional Breads of the World

Filename: traditional-breads-of-the-world.pdf
ISBN: 1626549710
Release Date: 2013-05-01
Number of pages: 252
Author: Lois Lintner Ashbrook
Publisher:

Download and read online Traditional Breads of the World in PDF and EPUB "Traditional Breads of the World: 275 Easy Recipes from Around the Globe" is a curated collection of recipes that have been treasured for generations. Compiled and edited from a nationally diverse selection of contributors, it includes a variety of breads, from breakfast and dessert treats to classic, hearty dinner breads. "Traditional Breads of the World" offers a large palette of tried, tested, and timeless recipes to fulfill every craving. In addition to its delectable recipes, "Traditional Breads of the World" explains baking fundamentals and the most effective approaches to achieving delicious loaves. Anticipating common baking problems, authors Sumption and Ashbrook offer suggestions for variations, substitutions, and creative use of common pantry items. Familiarizing yourself with these strategies, you will develop versatility and enhanced intuition as a baker. "Traditional Breads of the World" is a true imprint of the heart of the home, collecting the secret family recipes found nowhere else. From brioche to soda bread, stollen, scones, chupattis and beyond, this timeless volume is an international culinary tour. Overflowing with recipes for every occasion, cooking advice, and charming illustrations, bakers of all proficiencies and tastes will find "Traditional Breads of the World" is the perfect addition to their library.


How to Read a Paper

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ISBN: 9781118801130
Release Date: 2014-02-26
Number of pages: 288
Author: Trisha Greenhalgh
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online How to Read a Paper in PDF and EPUB The best-selling introduction to evidence-based medicine In a clear and engaging style, How to Read a Paper demystifies evidence-based medicine and explains how to critically appraise published research and also put the findings into practice. An ideal introduction to evidence-based medicine, How to Read a Paper explains what to look for in different types of papers and how best to evaluate the literature and then implement the findings in an evidence-based, patient-centred way. Helpful checklist summaries of the key points in each chapter provide a useful framework for applying the principles of evidence-based medicine in everyday practice. This fifth edition has been fully updated with new examples and references to reflect recent developments and current practice. It also includes two new chapters on applying evidence-based medicine with patients and on the common criticisms of evidence-based medicine and responses. How to Read a Paper is a standard text for medical and nursing schools as well as a friendly guide for everyone wanting to teach or learn the basics of evidence-based medicine.