Wilderness Shelters and how to Build Them

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You don't have to be Paul Bunyan to build a wilderness home. In fact, you don't even need an ax, and nails are not an absolute necessity. What you'll need is Wilderness Shelters, the definitive guide to building log cabins, camping shelters, blockhouses, and more. Here are illustrated instructions for everything from felling trees to splitting logs, from laying foundations to insulating roofs. The book also shows you how to fashion indoor and outdoor furniture for your rustic retreat, including tables, benches, ...
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Overview

You don't have to be Paul Bunyan to build a wilderness home. In fact, you don't even need an ax, and nails are not an absolute necessity. What you'll need is Wilderness Shelters, the definitive guide to building log cabins, camping shelters, blockhouses, and more. Here are illustrated instructions for everything from felling trees to splitting logs, from laying foundations to insulating roofs. The book also shows you how to fashion indoor and outdoor furniture for your rustic retreat, including tables, benches, bookcases, beds, and ice chambers. And it teaches you to obtain food from nature and dine in comfort. With its wealth of ideas, Wilderness Shelters shows that wilderness living can be more efficient than gadget-ridden urban lifestyles.

"Here are illustrated instructions for everything from felling trees to splitting logs, from laying foundations to insulating roofs. The book also shows you how to fashion indoor and outdoor furniture for your rustic retreat, including tables, benches, bookcases, beds and ice chambers. And it teaches you to obtain food from nature and dine in comfort"--P. [4] of cover.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781585744305
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/1/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 5.62 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Log Cabins, Unlimited 11
2 Where to Build 16
3 Timber-R-R-R! 25
4 Don't Be an Expert 37
5 Foundation Department 52
6 Notches or Not 70
7 You Don't Have to Be Hercules 91
8 The Open and Shut Case 104
9 Topping It Off 124
10 Indians Used Insulation 137
11 Inner Sanctum 150
12 Cabins Without Logs 167
13 Shutters and Shuttering 185
14 Furniture Is Fun 193
15 Life in Bed 208
16 Hot and Cold Storage 220
17 Heat and Light 227
18 Throw Another Log on the Fire 236
19 Smoke Sometimes Rises 248
20 Outdoor Living 260
21 Modern as Tomorrow 270
22 Sustenance in the Silent Places 278
23 Trapper's Cabin 288
24 Blockhouse 297
25 Today is Fire 301
Index 305
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