How to Live in the Woods

How to Live in the Woods

by Sam Martin, Christian Casucci
     
 

From making a simple fire for a night in the open, to constructing your very own log cabin, this book draws together all of the expert skills and advice that will prepare you to survive--or thrive--in the wilderness. Whether you want a weekend of peace and quiet or a much longer break from the bustle of civilization, these pages contain all you need to know about…  See more details below

Overview

From making a simple fire for a night in the open, to constructing your very own log cabin, this book draws together all of the expert skills and advice that will prepare you to survive--or thrive--in the wilderness. Whether you want a weekend of peace and quiet or a much longer break from the bustle of civilization, these pages contain all you need to know about finding shelter, food, and warmth and embracing a simpler day-to-day existence in the wilderness. Tips for short-term survival and long-term relocations include: Setting out: Basic equipment to survival knife techniques Shelter: Emergency bivouacs to building a log cabin Water: Finding a spring to digging your own well Fire: Rubbing sticks to constructing a brick oven Food: Nuts and berries to hunting and trapping On the Move: Basic map techniques to building a raft

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599212609
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Sam Martin, previously senior editor at This Old House magazine, is the best-selling author of How to Mow the Lawn, How to Keep House, and Manspace: A Primal Guide to Marking Your Territory. Before that he lived in a tent in the forests of British Columbia for eight months while working as a tree planter. Christian Casucci learned the "way of the woods" at an early age by accompanying his father on many a camping adventure zigzagging across the United States. He now lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Darcy, and writes for television and film.

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