Handy Farm Devices, Second Edition

Overview

A classic from the golden age of American farming Handy Farm Devices, Second Edition, is as useful and pertinent for homesteaders and small-scale farmers today as it was when it was first published nearly 100 years ago. A wealth of labor- and money-saving projects fills this century-old guide to low-tech property maintenance along with easy-to-follow instructions and practical illustrations. Within the pages of this book you will learn to make: •Spill-proof chicken waterers •Portable chicken coops •A lightweight ...
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Overview

A classic from the golden age of American farming Handy Farm Devices, Second Edition, is as useful and pertinent for homesteaders and small-scale farmers today as it was when it was first published nearly 100 years ago. A wealth of labor- and money-saving projects fills this century-old guide to low-tech property maintenance along with easy-to-follow instructions and practical illustrations. Within the pages of this book you will learn to make: •Spill-proof chicken waterers •Portable chicken coops •A lightweight orchard ladder •A small truss bridge •An easy fence-post and stump-puller •Gates that don’t sag •Gates that lift over snowdrifts •A handy wood splitter •A bicycle-powered washing machine •And much more Handy Farm Devices, Second Edition is a rare and engaging combination of nostalgic Americana and helpful instruction, sure to appeal to everyone inclined toward self-sufficiency and the country life.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599213255
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/1/2008
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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