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Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties by D. C. Beard

Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties offers easy, step-by-step advice on how to build all types of accommodations, both temporary and long-term.

Written by a founder of the Boy Scouts of America, this is a practical and essential guide for anyone looking to build buildings for their own homestead with both natural and manmade materials. This primer contains detailed directions and handy illustrations on how to construct a wide range of shelters, including sod houses, tree houses, log cabins, bark teepees, fishermen's cabins, and more!

D. C. Beard  (1850-1941) was an author, illustrator, and founder of two societies for boys - the Sons of Daniel Boone in 1905 and the Boy Scouts of America in 1910. He authored and illustrated more than twenty books, including The American Boys Handy Book.
  • Paperback
  • 264 pages
  • 330 color illustrations
  • Dimensions: 5-1/4" x 7-1/2"
ISBN: 9781616081348
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