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The Art and Ingenuity of the Woodstove

By: "Adkins, Jan"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: NY, Everest House: 1978

Seller ID: 6-1Y012

ISBN: 089696096x

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"As new except for faint fading of lettering on corner of front cover and slight curl to cover. ""the oldest home heater is our newest energy alternative…"" 137 illustrated pages on everything you need to know about the history, purchasing and the care and feeding of woodstoves." View more info

Encyclopedia of Knots

By: "Avery, Derek E."

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Brockhampton Press:

Seller ID: 9780860190004

ISBN: 0860190005

Condition: very good

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Green Goes with Everything: Simple Steps to a Healthier Life and a Cleaner Planet

By: "Barnett, Sloan"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Atria:

Seller ID: 9781416578451

ISBN: 1416578455

Condition: very good

Imagine if your best friend gave you vital information that could protect you and your family, and save you money, and help the planet. Imagine if you were given clear, simple choices, small changes that could have a big impact on your life. And you could still wear leather shoes and deodorant. You'd listen, right? Well, think of "Today" show contributor Sloan Barnett as that friend. A mother of three, a dedicated consumer advocate, Sloan gives us a fast, simple, down-toearth primer on the ways our homes are making us sick, and what we can all do to transform them into the safe sanctuarie... View more info

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Put 'em Up!

By: "Brooks Vinton, Sherri"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Storey Publishing LLC:

Seller ID: 9781603425469

ISBN: 1603425462

Condition: GOOD

PRESERVING IS BACK, AND IT S BETTER THAN EVER. Flavors are brighter, batch sizes are more flexible, and modern methods make the process safer and easier. Eating locally is on everybodys mind, and nothing is more local than Heirloom Salsa made from vine-fresh tomatoes or a quick batch of Ice-Box Berry Jam saved from the seasons last berries. Even beginners who never made peach jam or dill pickles in their grandmothers kitchens are eager to pick up preserving skills as a way to save money, extend the local harvest, and control the quality of preserved ingredients. The step-by-step instruct... View more info

"Huts, Hovels & Houses"

By: "Fisher, Timothy ( Kathleen Kolb, illus.)"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Reading, Massachusetts", Addison_wesley Publishing: 1977

Seller ID: 8-0Y011

ISBN: 0201024640

Condition: GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean and square ex-library with a few library stamps and rubbing on bottom cover edge. No pockets or stickers. Price clipped dust jacket, now in mylar cover to prevent further wear, has several short tears along edge and a few chips. 48 pages. 8x10.5x0.4"" (20.5x27x1.2cm) Young adult book on building temporary living spaces from discarded or free materials such as hay, sod, snow, cans, newspaper, or palm leaves. Section on basics of home construction from more durable materials such as wood and stone. Basics on how to create a gravity fed water system, collect ... View more info

Woodlands: For profit and pleasure

By: "Forbes, Reginald Dunderdale"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: American Forestry Association:

Seller ID: B0006WH31Q

ISBN: B0006WH31Q

Condition: GOOD

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Preserving for All Seasons

By: "Gardon, Anne"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Firefly Books:

Seller ID: 9781552093221

ISBN: 1552093220

Condition: GOOD

Preserving For All Seasons is a collection of more than 80 delightful small-batch recipes for every season. The book features: the new basics-using a food processor, food mill and blender, ingredients, jelly point and much more. View more info

Putting Food By

By: "Greene, Janet,Hertzberg, Ruth,Vaughan, Beatrice"

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Dutton:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 9780525933427

ISBN: 0525933425

Condition: very good

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"The Dogs of Bedlam Farm: An Adventure with Sixteen Sheep, Three Dogs, Two Donkeys, and Me"

By: "Katz, Jon"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780812972504

ISBN: 0812972503

Condition: GOOD

"Dogs are blameless, devoid of calculation, neither blessed nor cursed with human motives. They can't really be held responsible for what they do. But we can."-from "The Dogs of Bedlam Farm" When Jon Katz adopted a border collie named Orson, his whole world changed. Gone were the two yellow Labs he wrote about in "A Dog Year, " as was the mountaintop cabin they loved. Katz moved into an old farmhouse on forty-two acres of pasture and woods with a menagerie: a ram named Nesbitt, fifteen ewes, a lonely donkey named Carol, a baby donkey named Fanny, and three border collies. Training ... View more info

Surveying Practice: The Fundamentals of Surveying

By: "Kissam, Philip"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Glencoe/Mcgraw-Hill:

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780070349018

ISBN: 0070349010

Condition: GOOD

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"How to Make Home Electricity from Wind, Water, Sunshine"

By: "Kuecken, John A."

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Tab Books:

Seller ID: 9780830611287

ISBN: 0830611282

Condition: GOOD

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The Orvis Guide to Tackle Care and Repair: Solid Advice for In-Field or At-Home Maintenance

By: "Leeson, Ted"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Lyons Press:

Seller ID: 9781592287574

ISBN: 1592287573

Condition: very good

The only thing missing from most fishing vests and tackle boxes is a book telling anglers how to care for all that stuff. No more: The Orvis Guide to Tackle Care and Repair finally explains how to prevent problems, evaluate old equipment, repair broken reels and lures, and more, including invaluable chapters on maintaining and repairing: -Rods, including care of the shaft and the ferrules, guides, reel seat, and grip-Reels, including cleaning and lubrication, the proper tightening of screws, repairs of rusty spindles, and easy field fixes for common problems-Lines, including cleani... View more info

"EARTH SHELTERED HOUSING DESIGN: Guidelines, Examples, and References"

By: "Minnesota, The Underground Space Center University of"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold:

Seller ID: 9780442261573

ISBN: 0442261578

Condition: very good

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Great Livin' in Grubby Times : Book II of the Green Beret's Guide to Outdoor Survival

By: "Paul, Don"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Path Finder Publications (CA):

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780938263098

ISBN: 0938263099

Condition: GOOD

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Wood Energy

By: "Twitchell, Mary"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Storey Books:

Seller ID: 9780882661452

ISBN: 0882661450

Condition: GOOD

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Country Living Simple Country Wisdom: 501 Old-Fashioned Ideas to Simplify Your Life

By: "Waggoner, Susan"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Hearst:

Seller ID: 9781588168504

ISBN: 1588168506

Condition: very good

Has life become a bundle of stress and mess? Top-selling author Susan Waggoner has the solution. This ingenious, fun-to-read illustrated guide--newly in paperback--offers tried-and-true household hints and practical solutions to everyday problems, from the "A-to-Z Guide to Food" to "The Tao of Laundry." Whether it's a no-scrub trick to make bathroom faucets gleam or surefire advice on keeping your house harmonious with as little fuss as possible, "Country Living Simple Country Wisdom" is the key to creating a home that's cheerful, welcoming, and warm. View more info