Participating in Nature: Thomas J. Elpel's Field Guide to Primitive Living Skills

Participating in Nature Thomas J Elpel s Field Guide to Primitive Living Skills Discover nature by using it Learn to meet your needs for clothing shelter fire water and food from natural resources Tom s guide gives you a direct hands on experience of the world around you With

  • Title: Participating in Nature: Thomas J. Elpel's Field Guide to Primitive Living Skills
  • Author: Thomas J. Elpel
  • ISBN: 9781892784124
  • Page: 287
  • Format: Paperback
  • Discover nature by using it Learn to meet your needs for clothing, shelter, fire, water and food from natural resources Tom s guide gives you a direct, hands on experience of the world around you With this book you will discover the thrill of staying warm and comfortable without even a blanket Experience the magic of starting a fire by friction Butcher your own deer aDiscover nature by using it Learn to meet your needs for clothing, shelter, fire, water and food from natural resources Tom s guide gives you a direct, hands on experience of the world around you With this book you will discover the thrill of staying warm and comfortable without even a blanket Experience the magic of starting a fire by friction Butcher your own deer and braintan its hide to make warm buckskin clothing Learn about edible plants of the Rocky Mountain region, plus processing techniques and primitive gourmet skills like making wild strawberry ashcake pies or stir fry cooking without a pan This book is the source for in depth coverage of tire sandals, bedroll packs and pack frames, felting with wool, quick bows and bone arrowheads, sinews, hide glue, trapping, fishing by hand, water purification, birch bark canisters, willow baskets, primitive pottery, wooden containers, cordage, twig deer, stalking skills, simple stone knives, flint steel, bowdrill and handdrill fire starting Participating in Nature includes dozens of innovative skills and an incredible 350 pictures and illustrations plus a thoughtful philosophy Tom does extensive experiential research He places an emphasis on publishing new information that is not found in any other source.

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    • Liz Neves says:

      A great introduction to survival skills and primitive living. Elpel blends common sense, ecological awareness, aboriginal skills, and modern thinking into a concise and fun to read guide.

    • Cliff Stockton says:

      Thomas does an excellent job of introducing people to primitive skills. The narrative style is comfortable and easy to read and access.

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