By Ian Cramb
Drawing on five generations of family tradition as stonemasons in his native Scotland, Ian Cramb created this masterful work to pass on his knowledge and experience to craftsmen who wish ...
1992; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 8.5"x 11"; 174 pages; Paperback
The Lore and Science of the Woodcutter
By Dudley Cook
Illustrated by S. Lawrence Whipple
The Ax Book is a thorough guide to cutting wood with hand tools.The author explains how to use various types of axes, hatchets, mauls, saws and wedges to take down ...
1999; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 8.50"x 11"; 144 pages; Paperback
Living with a Septic System
By Gerry Hartigan
You can keep your septic system running day-after-day, year after-year. First published in 1984, Country Plumbing, in its initial edition, went through eight printings and has educated and entertained thousands ...
By George A. Martin
Foreword by Castle Freeman
"The author, George A. Martin, knows his subject, not only fence building but the farm and its requirements. He knows the stock: the unconfinable pig, the dexterous cow. He knows ...
1887; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 5.50"x 8.50"; 192 pages; Paperback
By Frank Holan
Foreword by Jerry Gibbs
The Fisherman's Companion has found its way into thousands of tackleboxes across North America and this new improved edition is even better. Read it before you leave home, and keep ...
1999; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 4.50"x 8.50"; 160 pages; Paperback
By Vrest Orton
Since its original publication in 1969 by Yankee, Inc.,Vrest Orton’s classic book on fireplace design has gone through numerous printings and has brought about a revival of the Rumford fireplace. ...
1969; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 6"x 9"; 64 pages; Paperback
By Richard M. Bacon
First published by Yankee Magazine in 1977, this book remains the authority on how old-time brick ovens were designed and used. The book explains the evolution of the brick oven ...
1977; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 6"x 9"; 64 pages; Paperback
Recapturing the Flavor of Early America
By Suzanne Goldenson and Doris Simpson
"Food cooked in the fireplace tastes better than food cooked in most conventional methods today," say the authors and this book shows how twenty-first century folks can enjoy hearth-cooked meals ...
2005; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 6"x 9"; 192 pages; Paperback
By David Tresemer, with an Addendum by Peter Vido
In the last few years, interest in the scythe has grown remarkably; and so have the sales of The Scythe Book. Now Peter Vido, who has written two outstanding articles ...
2001; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 5.50"x 8.50"; 160 pages; Paperback;
By Euell Gibbons
Euell Gibbons tells how to find marvelous food in every coastal area of North America.This book contains numerous drawings for identification and abounds in recipes and cooking tips from chowders ...
1964; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 5.50"x 8.50"; 332 pages; Paperback
By Euell Gibbons
Here Euell Gibbons shows the reader how to enjoy the culinary and medicinal virtues of herbs and wild plants. Drawn from the author’s wide knowledge of plants as well as ...
1966; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 5.50"x 8.50"; 301 pages; Paperback
By Euell Gibbons
Euell Gibbons was one of the few people in this country to devote a considerable part of his life to the adventure of “living off the land.” He sought out ...
1962; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 5.50"x 8.50"; 303 pages; Paperback
By Stewart Elliott and Eugenie Wallas
After many years, and 9 printings, Housesmiths Press has licensed the rights to this classic resource, first published in 1977, to Alan C. Hood & Co. This book is a ...
1977; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 8.50"x 11"; 169 pages; Paperback
By Dick Stewart
This essential reference for fly tyers has sold 350,000 copies since original publication in 1979, including sales of the second edition, issued in 1994. This reprint of the second edition ...
1994; ; 8.50"x 11"; 56 pages; Paperback
Practical Ways of Heating with Wood
By Dirk Thomas
With fuel prices still going higher, more people than ever are looking at alternative ways to stay warm. This third edition of Dirk Thomas's popular and authoritative guide adds a ...
2006; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 6"x 9"; 176 pages Paperback