- Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing
- Publication Date:2014
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Back To Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills by Abigail R. Gehring is the ultimate guide to self-sufficiency, with more than 250,000 copies sold. Anyone who wants to learn the basic living skills of our forefathers, and adapt them for better living in the 21st century needs this useful guide. Thousands of readers have turned to this book for inspiration and instruction on escaping the stressful technological world and rediscovering the pleasure of living a healthier, greener, self-sufficient lifestyle.
Newly updated for 2015, this guide features hundreds of projects, step-by-step instructions, photographs, charts, and illustrations to help you become more self sufficient. Learn to dye your own wool, graft trees, raise chickens, make a table, make your own cheese, or even learn how to build your own log cabin or adobe brick homestead.
This guide offers more than just practical advice, it can also inspire people living in the city to simplify their lives with old fashioned ways of living. This may be the most complete book on voluntary simplicity out there.
Abigail R. Gehring is the author of more than a dozen books including The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living and the Homesteading Handbook. She currently resides in New York City and Chester, Vermont.