Shelters, Shacks & Shanties & How to Build Them
By: D.C. Beard Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties presents lively, step-by-step tutelage on building all types of temporary and long-term accommodations from both natural and man-made materials. Originally published in 1914, this practical classic is as essential a guide for today's...
Traditional American Farming Techniques
By: Frank D. Gardner Traditional American Farming Techniques remains as valuable today as when it was first published in 1916. More than one thousand pages brim with information - everything from the science behind crop rotation to the specifics of...
Practical Projects for the Handy Man: Over 400 Projects Including a Hammock, Kite, Toaster, Sundial, Lantern, Swimming Pool, Camera, and Much More
By: Editors of Popular Mechanics Press Practical Projects for the Handy Man, Second Edition, is the perfect book for any modern maven, do-it-yourselfer, or just plain grown-up kid. Originally published in 1913 by the editors of Popular Mechanics Press, this...
Fences, Gates, & Bridges & How to Build Them
By: George A. Martin Fences, Gates, and Bridges is an instructional guide to the best methods of building an incredible variety of these devices for all regions and weather conditions. Written in 1900, this book is a functional pocket manual...
Barns & Outbuildings & How to Build Them
By: The Lyons Press First published in 1881, this beautiful volume presents dozens of practical examples of barns and outbuildings, both large and small - complete with illustrations, floor plans, and building instructions. Here are a wealth of designs, including...