Lost Crafts: Rediscovering Traditional Skills
Lost Crafts: Rediscovering Traditional Skills

Lost Crafts: Rediscovering Traditional Skills

  • Publish Date: 2011-05-24
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Chambers (Ed.)
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navigating by the stars - thatching
charcoal burning - maze laying - making candles
making besom brooms - making cider
blacksmithing - haymaking - using herbal remediesLost Crafts is an attractive and engaging introduction to a range of traditional and sustainable crafts, activities and pastimes. Around 100 traditional pursuits are described and illustrated, from whittling to spinning, beekeeping to dry-stone walling, lace-making to trout guddling.
Whether seeking instruction or inspiration, interested in social history or simply curling up in an armchair and daydreaming, the reader will find Lost Crafts to be a fascinating treasury of pastimes from a bygone age. And, as awareness grows of our environmental footprints, these sustainable pursuits are increasingly relevant to the modern world.

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