How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew [EPUB]

How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew [EPUB]
How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew by Erin Bried
2010 | EPUB | 2.72MB

A HANDY GUIDE FULL OF HOW-TO TIPS AND SAGE ADVICE FROM GRANDFATHERS

As members of the Greatest Generation, our grandfathers were not only defined by the Depression but also by their heroic service to the country in World War II. Courageous, responsible, and involved, they understand sacrifice, hard work, and how to do whatever is necessary to take care of their loved ones. They also know how to have a rollicking good time.

Sensible, fun, and inspiring, How to Build a Fire offers a rare glimpse into the hearts and minds of grandfathers near and far by sharing their practical skills and sweet stories on how to be stronger, smarter, richer, and happier. Inside are more than one hundred essential step-by-step tips for fixing, leading, prospering, playing, and hosting, including how to

  • buck up and be brave in the face of adversity
  • play hard and break in a baseball mitt
  • bait a hook and catch a big fish
  • look dapper and tie a perfect tie
  • get a raise and earn more
  • write a love letter and kindle romance
  • change a flat tire and save the day
  • stand up and give a sparkling toast
  • play the harmonica and make your own music

Loaded with charming illustrations, good humor, and warm nostalgia, How to Build a Fire is the perfect handbook for guys or gals of any age. The first of its kind, this collection of our grandfathers’ hard-earned wisdom will help you build confidence and get back to what’s really important in life.

Prepper's Guide to Knots: The 100 Most Useful Tying Techniques for Surviving any Disaster [EPUB]

Prepper's Guide to Knots: The 100 Most Useful Tying Techniques for Surviving any Disaster [EPUB]
Prepper's Guide to Knots: The 100 Most Useful Tying Techniques for Surviving any Disaster by Scott Finazzo
2016 | EPUB | 46.29MB

WHEN YOUR LIFE, HOME, AND PROPERTY ARE HANGING BY A THREAD, THESE ARE THE KNOTS TOO STRONG TO BREAK

When catastrophe strikes and modern technologies fail, ropework skills will become as essential for survival as they were for centuries past. The variety of knots taught in this book are guaranteed to hold against even the toughest forces, ensuring that an emergency doesn’t turn into a disaster. When your life, home, and property are hanging by a thread, these powerful knots are too strong to break:

  • Create sturdy shelter with a HARNESS BEND
  • Preserve sacks of grain with a BAG KNOT
  • Move fallen trees with a BOWLINE
  • Transport injured persons with a MUNTER HITCH
  • Secure your home against intruders with a ZEPPELIN BEND
  • Hang rations above floodwater with a SCAFFOLD KNOT

Prepper’s Guide to Knots features clear, step-by-step instructions on tying each knot. It also provides information on selecting the right type of rope, the history of ropework and the specific benefits of each knot.

Backpacker The Complete Guide to Backpacking: Field-Tested Gear, Advice, and Know-How for the Trail [EPUB]

Backpacker The Complete Guide to Backpacking: Field-Tested Gear, Advice, and Know-How for the Trail [EPUB]
Backpacker The Complete Guide to Backpacking: Field-Tested Gear, Advice, and Know-How for the Trail edited by John Burbidge
2016 | EPUB | 36.9MB

Backpacker Magazine’s The Complete Guide to Backpacking combines and distills the most useful and relevant skills necessary for backpacking in one easy to use guide, from the most respected authority on backpacking— Backpacker magazine. From detailed descriptions of what to pack and how to pack it, to navigation and campsite cooking, to managing outdoor hazards and more, The Complete Guide to Backpacking is the definitive resource for Backpacking-related know-how.

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