Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties

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Shelter Publications, Inc., 1914 - House & Home - 243 pages
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Written and illustrated in 1914 by one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America, this primer contains detailed directions for constructing a wide range of shelters--including a complete log cabin. 338 illustrations.
 

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Contents

WHERE TO FIND MOUNTAIN GOOSE How TO PICK AND USE ITS FEATHERS
1
THE HALFCAVE SHELTER
7
How TO MAKE THE FALLENTREE SHELTER AND THE SCOUTMASTER
11
How TO MAKE THE ADIRONDACK THE WICK UP THE BARK TEEPEE THE PIONEER AND THE SCOUT
15
How TO MAKE BEAVERMAT HUTS OR FAG OT SHACKS WITHOUT INJURY TO THE TREES
18
INDIAN SHACKS AND SHELTERS
22
BIRCH BARK OR TAR PAPER SHACK
27
INDIAN COMMUNAL HOUSES
31
THE NAVAJO HOGAN HORNADAY DUG OUT AND SOD HOUSE
104
How TO BUILD AN AMERICAN BOYS HOGAN
107
How TO CUT AND NOTCH LOGS
115
NOTCHED LOG LADDERS
119
A POLE HOUSE How TO USE A CROSS CUT SAW AND A FROE
122
LOGROLLING AND OTHER BUILDING STUNTS
126
THE ADIRONDACK OPEN LOG CAMP AND A ONEROOM CABIN
129
THE NORTHLAND TILT AND INDIAN
132

BARK AND TAR PAPER
36
A SAWEDLUMBER SHANTY
39
A SOD HOUSE POR THE LAWN
47
How TO BUILD ELEVATED SHACKS SHANTIES AND SHELTERS
52
THE BOG KEN
54
CHAPTER PAGE XIV OVERWATER CAMPS
62
SIGNALTOWER GAME LOOKOUT AND RUSTIC OBSERVATORY
65
TREETOP HOUSES
72
CACHES
77
How TO USE AN AXE
83
How TO SPLIT LOGS MAKE SHAKES SPLITS OR CLAPBOARDS How TO CHOP A LOG IN HALF How TO FLATTEN A Loo ALSO SOME D...
87
AXEMENS CAMPS
92
RAILROADTIE SHACKS BARREL SHACKS AND CHIMEHUEVIS
96
THE BARABARA
100
CABIN DOORS AND DOORLATCHES THUMB
139
SECRET LOCKS
145
How TO MAKE THE BOWARROW CABIN
151
THE AMERICAN LOG CABIN
161
A HUNTERS OR FISHERMANS CABIN
169
NATIVE NAMES FOR THE PARTS OF A
177
How TO MAKE A POLE HOUSE AND
183
How TO BUILD A SUSITNA LOG CABIN
191
HEARTHSTONES AND FIREPLACES
200
FIREPLACES AND THE ART OF TENDING
206
How TO LAY A TAR PAPER BIRCH BARK
218
How TO MAKE A CONCEALED LOG CABIN
230
How TO BUILD APPROPRIATE GATEWAYS
237
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