Mountainman Crafts & Skills--Wilderness Survival Guide

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
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  • Sold Date: Mar 03,2007
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Mountainman Crafts & Skills: A Fully Illustrated Guide to Wilderness Living and Survival , by David Montgomery, originally published in 1992 by Horizon Publishers, republished by the Lyons Press, Guilford CT, 2000. 6 x 9 softcover, 240 pages. ISBN 1-58574-066-7

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Filled with valuable information for hobbyists, survival enthusiasts, family campers - and everyone who enjoys outdoor life, Mountainman Crafts and Skills is the essential illustrated guide to wilderness living and survival. How to make your own clothing, shelter, and equipment are all covered in step-by-step detail, with illustrations by the author himself. Learn how to make and use hunting tools and utensils, wild game traps, mountainman clothing, powder flasks and horns, tents, deer-horn jewelry, and much more. Wilderness survival skills are also covered, with instruction geared to both novice and expert. Learn how to trap wild game, tan hides, shoot with black powder, make a fire, and cook a hearty meal with only the barest of essentials. Rich in mountainman historical lore, from descriptions of foods and living habits to campfire yarns, Mountainman Crafts and Skills is a must for everyone who loves the great outdoors. Montgomery, a professional teacher and artist, includes a chapter on rendezvous, black powder shoots, and other events being held today.

Contents:

Mountain Man Tools and Materials The Work Area Tools and Equipment Suggested Work Area for Mountain Man Crafts Tanning Tools Clothing-Making Tools Tools for General Craft Work Traps Tools for Tanning Hides Traps and Trappings Types of Traps Setting Your Traps Trapping Muskrat Trapping Beaver Beaver Dam Set Beaver Run Set Beaver Lodge Set Scent Set Bank Hole Set Buckskin and Fur Hide Tanning Buckskin Tanning Skinning Muskrat and Beaver Fur Tanning Making Rawhide Making Mountain Man Clothing Buckskin Shirt Cotton or Muslin Shirts Mountain Man Pants Trapping Pants Buckskin Leggings Blanket Leggings Buckskin Dress Sioux Indian Dress Moccasins One-Piece Plains Moccasin Apache Style Moccasins Wool Booties for Moccasins Two-Piece Plains Moccasins Buckskin Coat, Lewis-and-Clark Style Capote (Blanket Coat) Belts and Sashes Beaver Mittens Snowshoes Rifles, Knives and Throwing Ax Rifles Rifle Building Shooting Accessories Short Starts Wooden Short Start Horn-Handled Short Start Cleaning Your Rifle Black Powder Safety Mountain Man Shoot Shoots Knives The Throwing Ax Rifles, Knives and Hatchets Mountain Man Hats Simple Fur Cap with Ear Flaps Coon-Skin Cap Beaver Felt Hat Other Types of Trappers Hats Homemade Knife Powder Flask and Horns Leather Powder Flask Powder Horns Flintlock Primer Horn Scrimshaw Fur Trapping Area for Scrimshaw Forts for Scrimshaw Animals for Scrimshaw Deer and Cow Horn Uses Bone and Horn Use Deer Horn Jewelry Horn Powder Measure Pouches Possible Bag Buckskin Strike-A-Lite Pouch Buckskin Neck Pouch Rawhide Bullet Pouch Bullet Pouches Parfleches Rawhide Medicine Parfleche Scabbards Knife Scabbard Blanket Scabbard ...

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