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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living
by Abigail R. Gehring and James Balkovek


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Packed with step-by-step instructions, useful tips, time-honored wisdom, and both illustrations and photographs, this might just be the most comprehensive guide to back to basics living ever published. Fans of Back to Basics , Homesteading , and Self-Sufficiency have been asking for a one-stop resource for all the subjects covered in that successful series.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Packed with step-by-step instructions, useful tips, time-honored wisdom, and both illustrations and photographs, this might just be the most comprehensive guide to back to basics living ever published. Fans of Back to Basics, Homesteading, and Self-Sufficiency have been asking for a one-stop resource for all the subjects covered in that successful series. In response, Gehring has compiled a massive, beautifully presented, single volume that covers canning and preserving, keeping chickens, fermenting, soap-making, how to generate your own energy, how to build a log cabin, natural medicine, cheese-making, maple sugaring, farm mechanics, and much, much more.

Whether you own one hundred acres or rent a studio apartment in the city, this book has plenty of ideas to inspire you. Learn how to build a log cabin or how to craft handmade paper; find out how to install a solar panel on your roof or brew your own tea from dried herbs; Cure a ham, bake a loaf of bread, or brew your own beer. This book has something for everyone.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781616084677
  • ISBN-10: 1616084677
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publish Date: October 2011
  • Page Count: 888
  • Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.2 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.7 pounds


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