Shelters, Shacks and Shanties

Shelters, Shacks and Shanties

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CONTENTS CHAPTER Foreword I.Where to Find Mountain Goose. How to Pick and Use Its Feathers II.The Half-Cave Shelter III.How to Make the Fallen-Tree Shelter and the Scout-Master IV.How to Make the Adirondack, the Wick-Up, the Bark Teepee, the Pioneer, and the Scout V.How to Make Beaver-Mat Huts, or Fagot Shacks, without Injury to the Trees VI.Indian Shacks and Shelters VII.Birch Bark or Tar Paper Shack VIII.Indian Communal Houses IX.Bark and Tar Paper X.A Sawed-Lumber Shanty XI.A Sod House for the Lawn XII.How to Build Elevated Shacks, Shanties, and Shelters XIII.The Bog Ken XIV.Over-Water Camps XV.Signal-Tower, Game Lookout, and Rustic Observatory XVI.Tree-Top Houses XVII.Caches XVIII.How to Use an Axe XIX.How to Split Logs, Make Shakes, Splits, or Clapboards. How to Chop a Log in Half. How to Flatten a Log. Also Some Don'ts XX.Axemen's Camps XXI.Railroad-Tie Shacks, Barrel Shacks, and Chimehuevis XXII.The Barabara XXIII.The Navajo Hogan, Hornaday Dugout, and Sod House XXIV.How to Build an American Boy's Hogan XXV.How to Cut and Notch Logs XXVI.Notched Log Ladders XXVII.A Pole House. How to Use a Cross-Cut Saw and a Froe XXVIII.Log-Rolling and Other Building Stunts XXIX.The Adirondack Open Log Camp and a One-Room Cabin XXX.The Northland Tilt and Indian Log Tent XXXI.How to Build the Red Jacket, the New Brunswick, and the Christopher Gist XXXII.Cabin Doors and Door-Latches, Thumb-Latches and Foot Latches and How to Make Them XXXIII.Secret Locks XXXIV.How to Make the Bow-Arrow Cabin Door and Latch and the Deming Twin Bolts, Hall, and Billy XXXV.The Aures Lock Latch XXXVI.The American Log Cabin XXXVII.A Hunter's or Fisherman's Cabin XXXVIII.How to Make a Wyoming Olebo, a Hoko River Olebo, a Shake Cabin, a Canadian Mossback, and a Two-Pen or Southern Saddle-Bag House XXXIX.Native Names for the Parts of a Kanuck Log Cabin, and How to Build One XL.How to Make a Pole House and How to Make a Unique but Thoroughly American Totem Log House XLI.How to Build a Susitna Log Cabin and How to Cut Trees for the End Plates XLII.How to Make a Fireplace and Chimney for a Simple Log Cabin XLIII.Hearthstones and Fireplaces XLIV.More Hearths and Fireplaces XLV.Fireplaces and the Art of Tending the Fire XLVI.The Building of the Log House XLVII.How to Lay a Tar Paper, Birch Bark, or Patent Roofing XLVIII.How to Make a Concealed Log Cabin Inside of a Modern House XLIX.How to Build Appropriate Gateways for Grounds Enclosing Log Houses, Game Preserves, Ranches, Big Country Estates, and Last but not Least Boy Scouts' Camp Grounds
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Product details

  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.65mm | 308.44g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1484882148
  • 9781484882146

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