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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!

  • Paperback
  • 330 color illustrations
  • How to use an axe
  • How to split logs
  • How to flatten a log
  • How to build a Navajo Hogan
  • How to cut and notch logs
  • How to build a notched ladder
  • How to make cabin doors and door-latches
  • American log cabin
  • Fisherman’s cabin
  • 264 pages
  • Dimensions: 7.5"H x 5.25"W

ISBN: 9781616081348

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