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BOOKS

Title: Farm appliances and how to make them
Author: George A. Martin
Published: New York, NY : Lyons Press , 1999 1st Lyons Press ed.

Summary: Published over a century ago, this guide contains approaches for building racks, mangers, stanchions, and troughs, vehicles, rollers, harrows, and markers, small tools and appliances, appliances for the barn, pasture and dairy, wells, pumps, cisterns, and filters, appliances for handling hay and corn fodder, stump-pullers, derricks and slings, appliances for hog slaughter and curing, and orchard and garden.

ISBN: 1558218882
Call Number: 30 MAR
Subjects: Farm equipment , Homesteading , Self-sufficiency

Title: Farm conveniences and how to make them : practical hand-book for the farm
Published: New York, NY : Lyons Press , c1998

Summary: First published over a century ago, and illustrated with engravings, this handbook provides an vast array of tips and suggestions for construction and use of homemade farming and homesteading devices. It is as much a record of farmers' technical know-how as it is a practical guide.

ISBN: 1558217274
Call Number: 30 FAR
Subjects: Farm equipment , Homesteading , Self-sufficiency

Title: Farm machinery : practical hints for handy-men
Author: J. Brownlee Davidson
Second Author: Leon Wilson Chase
Published: New York, NY : Lyons Press , 1999 1st Lyons Press ed.

Summary: This classic guide presents the principals of mechanics and instructions on how to build and repair all types of farm machinery. Chapters cover mechanical principles, ways to transmit power, materials and strength of materials, machinery for tillage, seeding, harvesting, haying, manuring, threshing, corn processing, feed mills, wagons, buggies, and sleds, and pumping devices.

ISBN: 155821951X
Call Number: 33 DAV
Subjects: Farm equipment , Homesteading , Machinery , Mechanics , Self-sufficiency

Title: the Good life : Helen and Scott Nearing's sixty years of self-sufficient living
Author: Heken Nearing
Published: New York, NY : Schocken Books , c1970; c1979; preface c1989; reprint of two previously published works

Summary: This book combines "Living the Good life" and "Continuing the Good Life" with a new preface. These books are guides to the Nearing's theories and practices of rural homesteading.

ISBN: 0805209700
Call Number: 80.13 NEA
Subjects: Self-sufficiency , Urban-rural migration

Title: Handy farm devices and how to make them
Author: Rolfe Cobleigh
Published: New York, NY : Lyons Press , c1996

Summary: Detailed instructions for building small farm and homestead equipment of many different kinds. Chapters cover workshop and tools, the steel square, household devices, barn and stock devices, devices for bees, poultry, garden and orchard, field and woodlot, and gates and doors.

ISBN: 1558214321
Call Number: 30 COB
Subjects: Farm buildings , Farm equipment , Homesteading , Self-sufficiency

Title: How to earn extra money in the country : a country living resources guide
Author: Ken Scharabok
Published: Waverly, TN : c1996

Summary: This book emphasizes the possibilities of products and servicesw hich can provide supplemental income and contains a three page listing of potential opportunities.

Call Number: 80.13 SCH
Subjects: Agribusiness , Alternative enterprises , Homesteading , Self-sufficiency , Sustainable living

AUDIOCASSETTES

Title: Back to basics : programs & products for self-reliance
Author: Kathleen Lamont
Published: Waynesville, NC : Kathleen Lamont

Summary: This six tape set includes two tapes on organic gardening, covering soil building, composting, seeds, starts, harvesting, storing, season extension, raised beds, pest control, and beekeeping. There are two tapes on food storage, including canning, freezing, dehydrating, sprouting, root cellaring, and vacuum sealing. There are two tapes on self-sufficient homesteading, including selection of land, finding water, alternative energy sources, herbal medicine and farm animals.

Publishers Number: POB 1138
Call Number: 80.13 LAM
Subjects: Farm life , Food storage and preservation , Homesteading , Organic gardening , Self-sufficiency

Title: Programs & products for self-reliance
Author: Kathleen Lamont
Published: Waynesville, NC : Back to Basics
Series: Back to Basics

Summary: Kathleen Lamont talks about starting a garden and the mistakes that she made, food storage and preservation, and setting up a self-sufficient homestead.

Publishers Number: POB 1138
Call Number: 80.13 LAM
Subjects: Food storage and preservation , Gardening , Homesteading , Organic foods , Organic gardening , Self-sufficiency , Sustainable living


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