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Self-Reliant Living 9781592285433

Self-Reliant Living

Advice and Information on Just about Everything You Need to Know to Live on Planet Earth

ISBN-10: 1592285430
ISBN-13: 9781592285433
PUBLISHER: Globe Pequot Press, The
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Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access codes, CDs, DVDs)
Product Description: The ultimate how-to book for all generations
Rural homesteaders and urban apartment dwellers alike will find a mother lode of practical information packed into this hefty handbook. A selective compendium of public-domain documents, it provides in one single volume a wealth of knowledge and useful instruction on just about every imaginable aspect of self-sufficiency, from building a living structure and growing food to raising children and using tools of all kinds.
Hundreds of pamphlets, documents, and articles are reproduced here in facsimile, making this a true cornucopia of practical advice. Readers will learn how to:
Build a greenhouse
Administer first aid
Stock a shelter in case of nuclear attack
Build a stone wall
Survive in the wilderness, at sea, and in the city
Plant, prune, and propagate trees and shrubs
Buy farmland
Prevent wood decay
Grow plants indoors and out
Read architect's drawings
Care for household pets
Keep bees
Prevent and remove mildew
Repair clothing
Hunt, trap, and fish
Repair a screen or leaking faucet
Replace a broken window
Butcher and store big-game kill
Use a mortising machine
Apply plaster and set tile
Relieve allergy symptoms
Build a wood-frame, brick, or log house
Control insects
Manage a toddler
Stay safe during storms and floods
Can and freeze fruits and vegetables
Treat various forms of athritis
Make bread
Take your own blood pressure
Cut metal and stone
and much, much more!
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PAGES: 657
CATEGORY: House & Home

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