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Table of Contents

  1. Morning

    1. Chapter 1 Think You’ve Mastered Fire? Make and Use a Bow Drill.

      1. Make a Bow Drill
      2. Use a Bow Drill to Make Fire
    2. Chapter 2 Hogwash: Bacon Soap

      1. Step 1: Melt Over Low Heat
      2. Step 2: Filter
      3. Step 3: Measure
      4. Step 4: Pour
      5. Step 5: Wait
      6. Step 6: Stir
      7. Step 7: Pour (Again)
      8. Step 8: Cure
      9. Step 9: Enjoy!
    3. Chapter 3 Kitchen Table Cider Making

      1. Step 1: Clean Your Equipment
      2. Step 2: Set Up the Juicer and Strainer.
      3. Step 3: Juice and Strain.
      4. Step 4: Shoot the Yeast
      5. Step 5: Ferment
      6. Step 6: Bottle
      7. Step 7: Enjoy
    4. Chapter 4 Paper Making

      1. Step 1: Learn the Glossary of Terms
      2. Step 2: Build the Pour Mold
      3. Step 3: Make the Pulp
      4. Step 4: Pour the Pulp
      5. Step 5: Couch the Sheet
      6. Step 6: Use the Sponge
      7. Step 7: Dry the Paper
      8. Step 8: Variations: Paper Shapes
      9. Step 9: Variations: Embedded Items
    5. Chapter 5 Olde-School Bookbinding

      1. Step 1: Create the Signatures
      2. Step 2: Stitch the Signatures
      3. Step 3: Glue the Spine
      4. Step 4: Attach Cover Boards
      5. Step 5: Cover the Cover
      6. Step 6: Finish
  2. Afternoon

    1. Chapter 6 Fool’s Stool

      1. Step 1: Cut the Five Pieces of Wood
      2. Step 2: Distress the Pieces
      3. Step 3: Glue the Pieces Together
      4. Step 4: Fix the Top
      5. Step 5: Distress the Stool a Bit More
      6. Step 6: Stain with Cow Muck
      7. Step 7: Distress the Stool Even More
    2. Chapter 7 Rok-Bak Chair

      1. Step 1: Make the Plywood Pieces
      2. Step 2: Make the Cross Braces
      3. Step 3: Assemble the Basic Chair
      4. Step 4: Make and Attach the Arms
      5. Step 5: Make the Footstool Assembly
      6. Step 6: Make the Headrest
      7. Step 7: Convert to Rok-Bak Version (Optional)
      8. Step 8: Finish the Wood and Pad the Arms
      9. Step 9: Make Yourself Comfortable
    3. Chapter 8 The Lost Art of Lashing: A Photo Essay

  3. Evening

    1. Chapter 9 Pickle Grapes and Beets at Home

      1. Spiced Pickled Grapes
      2. Gingery Golden Beets
    2. Chapter 10 Brine and Roast a Turkey

      1. Brine
      2. Garlic Herb Butter
      3. Roasting
    3. Chapter 11 Roasting Pumpkin Seeds

      1. Step 1: Rinse
      2. Step 2: Place
      3. Step 3: Heat
      4. Step 4: Drizzle
      5. Step 5: Redistribute
      6. Step 6: Season
      7. Step 7: Roast
      8. Step 8: Eat
  4. Night

    1. Chapter 12 Da Vinci Reciprocating Mechanism

      1. Step 1: Cut the Pieces
      2. Step 2: Assemble and Adjust
    2. Chapter 13 Oil Lamp from the Cave Dwellers of Lascaux

      1. Step 1: Make the Lamp
      2. Step 2: Shape the Lamp
      3. Step 3: Make a Wick and Fill the Lamp