Shelters, Shacks, and Shantiesby Daniel Carter Beard
One of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America, Beard provides a hand-on guide for building a variety of habitable structures in the wilderness and other difficult environments. Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties provides easy-to-follow instructions on building everything from tents to teepees to log cabins.
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Quick and interesting read for any outdoorsman
Lots of good info on building temporary sheltets from hovels to small cabins. Also boys' (and girls') shelters (clubhouses) and hunting platforms/blinds. Ranging from quick overnighters to shelters for a season.
Very informative on historical woodcraft. Careful reading gives great information about native influences and customs. It also relates well the sociology of the time and provides supurb descriptions of the proper handling and use of tools.