Earth Knack: Stone Age Skills for the 21st Century / Edition 1

Earth Knack: Stone Age Skills for the 21st Century / Edition 1

by Bart Blankenship, Robin Blankenship
     
 

Earth Knack is a comprehensive how-to book for using Stone Age skills to fulfill your daily needs from materials readily at hand. Anyone who tries these ideas will find them environmentally appropriate and uniquely fulfilling.

Here are just a few skills to enrich you experience and give you a feeling of self reliance.

-Twist and weave strong cord and rope

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Overview

Earth Knack is a comprehensive how-to book for using Stone Age skills to fulfill your daily needs from materials readily at hand. Anyone who tries these ideas will find them environmentally appropriate and uniquely fulfilling.

Here are just a few skills to enrich you experience and give you a feeling of self reliance.

-Twist and weave strong cord and rope from plant and animal fibers.

-Learn the basics of flintknapping.

-Boil a batch of natural hide glue, one of the strongest adhesives known.

-Extract natural dyes and pigments from earth and plants.

-Create a flute, drum or tambourine for hours of musical fun.

-Cut and stitch an elegant buckskin skirt or shirt.

-Mold a clay pot for cooking.

-Brew pine needle tea or mix a batch of acorn muffins

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879057336
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
04/13/2001
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
906,867
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction

Fire

Rope String Thread

Tools

Color

Baskets Buckets Bowls

Pottery

Food and Cooking

Soap

Animals

Glue

Music

Getting Dressed

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