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Rustic Construction
     

Rustic Construction

by W. Ben Hunt
 
2015 Reprint of 1939 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. With chapters on Slab Furniture, Interior Fixtures, Fences, Gates, Arbors, Bridges, Wayside Stands, Road Signs, Birdhouses and more, Hunt offers straightforward and easy-to-follow instructions on how to create attractive rustic" furniture, lamps,

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2015 Reprint of 1939 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. With chapters on Slab Furniture, Interior Fixtures, Fences, Gates, Arbors, Bridges, Wayside Stands, Road Signs, Birdhouses and more, Hunt offers straightforward and easy-to-follow instructions on how to create attractive rustic" furniture, lamps, shelves, and other interior fixtures using slab lumber and objects found in nature. W. Ben Hunt (1888-1970) was born in the town of Greenfield, Wisconsin. He and his wife came to Hales Corners in 1920 to live in the house he had designed on Janesville Road. Ben Hunt was a leader in the outdoor movement and in the reintroduction of pioneer skills. He introduced subjects such as rustic woodworking, whittling and carving, metal working, and historic Indian crafts and lore as hobbies and handicrafts for fun and leisure-time activities. He was involved with the Boy Scouts on a local and national level. Ben Hunt and his cabin are known throughout the world. His writings, with his knowledge and homespun philosophy, have been printed in 26 languages. He wrote more than 20 books and 1000 magazine articles. Under the pen names Lone Eagle and Whittlin' Jim, Ben Hunt was a regular contributor to Boy's Life magazine, the official publication of the Boy Scouts of America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780916638221
Publisher:
Meyerbooks
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author

Walter Ben Hunt (1888 1970) was an important figure in outdoor recreation and the revitalization of skills and crafts from the pioneer era.

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