Mountainman Crafts & Skills--Wilderness Survival Guide

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 03, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

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
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