Back To Basics (Hardcover)

A Complete Guide To Traditional Skills — 4th Edition, Updated And Revised


Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide. Escape to an era before power saws and fast food restaurants and rediscover the pleasures and challenges of a healthier, greener, and more self-sufficient lifestyle.

Back to Basics will help you dye your own wool with plant pigments, graft trees, raise chickens, craft a hutch table with hand tools, make treats such as blueberry peach jam and cheddar cheese, instructions on how to build a log cabin or an adobe brick homestead, and so much more!

Even if you live in a city apartment you will find your imagination sparked. This may be the most thorough book on voluntary simplicity available.

Abigail R. Gehring

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