Boy's Book of Camping and Wood Crafts

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Derrydale Press, Sep 19, 2001 - Sports & Recreation - 250 pages
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Ever wonder how to make a teepee, wigwam or lean-to? What it was like camping out before insulated sleeping bags? Bernard S. Mason answers these questions and more in Boy's Book of Camping and Wood Crafts. Everything from fitting everything you need (and what that is exactly) in one pack to building shelter and starting your campfire is explained in great detail and with easy to read diagrams and drawings.
 

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Contents

Shelters for the Trail
3
Tepees of the Plains
21
Bark Wigwams and Shelters
39
Permanent Tomahawk Shelters
57
Beds and Duffel
74
FireCraft
96
Campfire Gadgets
140
Axmanship
159
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Bernard S. Mason (1896 - 1953) owned/operated several camping facilities for children. He incorporated his knowledge of Indian craft and dance into his programs and ceremonies. He lived in Minnesota. Herb Gordon is author of The Joy of Family Camping. He lives in New York City, New York.

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