Shelters, Shacks And Shanties - With 1914 Cover And Over 300 Original Illustrations

Shelters, Shacks And Shanties - With 1914 Cover And Over 300 Original Illustrations

by D.C. Beard
     
 

"Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties" was written and illustrated by Daniel C. Beard in 1914. He was one of the founders of the Boy Scouts movement in America. The book explains how to build shelters, from the simplest requiring a hatchet, to elaborate constructions such as a homestead. The book is addressed to "boys of all ages". This version comes illustrated with… See more details below

Overview

"Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties" was written and illustrated by Daniel C. Beard in 1914. He was one of the founders of the Boy Scouts movement in America. The book explains how to build shelters, from the simplest requiring a hatchet, to elaborate constructions such as a homestead. The book is addressed to "boys of all ages". This version comes illustrated with Beard's 338 pen and ink drawings, as well as a cover based upon the original 1914 cover design. The book tells you how to build:

Sod Houses
Log Cabins
Over-Water camps
Railroad Tie Shacks
Navaho Hogans

And it also explains:

How to Use an Axe
How to Split Shakes
How to Build a Fireplace
How to Make Doors & Latches

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849023207
Publisher:
Benediction Books
Publication date:
08/30/2011
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,428,137
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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