Storey's Curious Compendium of Practical and Obscure Skills

Storey's Curious Compendium of Practical and Obscure Skills

214 Things You Can Actually Learn How to Do

Book - 2020
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Drawn from 35 years of publishing trusted how-to books, this visual volume gathers entertaining and practical step-by-step knowledge from Storey Publishing's wide-ranging library, covering topics from gardening and animal husbandry to wilderness survival skills, home repair and improvement, cooking, and self-care.
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, 2020.
ISBN: 9781635861914
1635861918
Characteristics: 344 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Storey Publishing

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amberwench
Mar 19, 2021

Want to see the short and fast version of over 200 Zombie Apocalypse/ Quarantine/ anti-social hobbies to decide if they are skills you want to pursue further? This is the book for you! 214 one or two page long instructions (with illustrations) of ALL SORTS of useful skills. Bathe a chicken! Make Biodiesel! Ferment veggies! Dismount a horse in a hurry (the book does point out your should practice this one while the horse is standing still)! In traditional DIY fashion, the skill sets lean toward rural and sustainable uses.

debwalker Jan 31, 2021

Stuff to do at home during lockdown - set up an agility course for your dog, making tinctures and beeswax candles....
And skills that survivors of the climate apocalypse will need - yoking and hitching your ox team, bottle feeding your baby goat, tapping maple trees, milking cows, speaking chicken. May come in handy!

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RockyRidgePicks
Oct 11, 2020

Have you ever wondered how to dye your hair using herbs? Perhaps you are interested in learning how to build a raised garden bed or you'd like to learn how to speak chicken! With one page simple and straightforward instructions, learn how to do 214 new things!

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