Shelters, Shacks and Shanties - with 1914 Cover and Over 300 Original Illustrations

Shelters, Shacks and Shanties - with 1914 Cover and Over 300 Original Illustrations

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"Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties" was written and illustrated by Daniel C. Beard in 1914. He was one of the founders of the Boy Scouts movement in America. The book explains how to build shelters, from the simplest requiring a hatchet, to elaborate constructions such as a homestead. The book is addressed to "boys of all ages." This version comes illustrated with Beard's 338 pen and ink drawings, as well as a cover based upon the original 1914 cover design. The book tells you how to build: Sod Houses Log Cabins Over-Water camps Railroad Tie Shacks Navaho Hogans And it also explains: How to Use an Axe How to Split Shakes How to Build a Fireplace How to Make Doors & Latches

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Product details

  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 408.23g
  • Benediction Classics
  • Garsington, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1849023204
  • 9781849023207