Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties: The Classic Guide to Building Wilderness Shelters (Dover Books on Architecture)

Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties: The Classic Guide to Building Wilderness Shelters (Dover Books on Architecture) Author D. C. Beard
ISBN-10 0486437477
ISBN-13 9780486437477
Year 2004-09-10
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Dover Publications
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This excellent hands on guide by one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America contains a wealth of practical instruction and advice on how to build everything from a bark teepee and a tree top house to a log cabin and a sod house No professional architects are needed here and knowing how to use an axe is more important than possessing carpentry skills More than 300 of the author s own illustrations and a clear easy to follow text enable campers to create such lodgings as half cave shelters beaver mat huts birch bark shacks over water camps a Navajo hogan and a pole house Additional chapters provide information on how to use an axe split and notch logs make a fireplace and even build appropriate gateways to log houses game preserves ranches and other open areas An invaluable book for scouts campers hikers and hunters of all ages this guide and its fascinating collection of outdoor lore still has intrinsic value said Whole Earth Magazine and will be of keen interest to any modern homesteader

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