Practical Outdoor Projects

Practical Outdoor Projects

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Hikers, campers, hunters, anglers, and anyone else who hits the trail for outdoor pastimes will find a treasure-trove of handy, make-your-own gadgets in "Practical Outdoor Projects."Finding new uses for a whole range of everyday household items, veteran outdoor writer, Len McDougall takes the environmentally minded slogan "reduce, reuse, recycle" to heart. And in so doing, he constructs affordable gadgets that are often more durable and functional than their factory-made counterparts.With concise, step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations, "Practical Outdoor Projects" will teach you more than 50 projects and techniques, including: Pocket first-aid and survival kitsKidney warmersKnife sheaths and folding-knife holstersEmergency snowshoesWeatherproofing your bootsSmoking meats and fishDressing for the coldest and wettest winter daysFishing lures and floatsHunting scent dispersersRifle slingsCattail ropeWeatherproofing your mapsUsing your maps and compassStarting the all-important fireBorn out of necessity and tested in the field, these projects and techniques will serve you well in the wilderness -- and save you money, as well.show more

Product details

  • Paperback
  • 139.7 x 205.7 x 15.2mm | 272.16g
  • ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • 1585744034
  • 9781585744039

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