This is the book for anyone who wants to become more self-reliant, from suburbanites with 1/4 of an acre to country homesteaders with several. The information is easily understood and readily applicable. More than 150 of Storey's expert authors in gardening, building, animal raising, and homesteading share their specialized knowledge and experience in this ultimate guide to living a more independent, satisfying life. Readers will find step-by-step, illustrated instructions for every aspect of country living including: Finding country land Buying, building, and renovating a home Developing water sources and systems Understanding wiring, plumbing, and heating Using alternative heating and energy sources Vegetable, flower, and herb gardening Traditional cooking skills such as baking bread and making maple syrup Preparing and preserving meat, fruits, and vegetables Building and maintaining barns, sheds, and outbuildings Caring for common farm and ranch animals, and petsConstruct a supporting device within the hole tohold the plaster usedfor the repair . A good solution is to ... Forbest results installing the wallboard, use a cordless screwdriver and long, selftapping screws called Sheetrock screws. These screws anbsp;...
|Title||:||Storey's Basic Country Skills|
|Author||:||John Storey, Martha Storey|
|Publisher||:||Storey Publishing - 2010-11-11|